Changing how you think about pain can change how you feel.
Negative thinking increases focus on the pain, reinforces it, and can actually make the pain feel worse. All while zapping needed energy supply.
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P.S. A BIG thank you to all the members of the Chronic Pain Champions Facebook support group who helped contribute to these examples!
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