How to Deal With Chronic Pain
Erin Scott
Erin Scott
March 11, 2019
If you're searching for ways on how to deal with chronic pain, here are eight strategies to help you deal with the physical and emotional aspects of pain.

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Meditation for Chronic Pain

How Meditation Can Help Improve Your Chronic Pain

Learning to meditate can have a significant improvement on your chronic pain. Learn more about how it can help and how to get started with meditation here.
by Katarina Zulak on May 29, 2017
Chronic Pain and Depression

What You Can Do to Help Your Depression Caused By Chronic Pain

I am not alone in facing mental distress caused by a chronic pain condition. In fact, chronic pain and depression often occur alongside each other.
by Katarina Zulak on January 10, 2017
How to Sleep With Back Pain

How to Sleep With Back Pain

"If you live with chronic neck or back pain, sleep has probably become a challenge for you." Katarina shares her tips for how to sleep with back pain.
by Katarina Zulak on November 21, 2016
Coping With Chronic Pain

How to Cope With Chronic Pain

Coping with chronic pain is no easy task. You cannot change your pain, but you can change the way you deal with it with these coping skills.
by Eric Patterson on September 7, 2016
Sabotaging Yourself When You Have Chronic Pain

Sabotaging Yourself When You Have Chronic Pain

With chronic pain, it's possible you are sabotaging yourself by taking on too much or doing an activity (or several) that you know will trigger pain.
by Barbara Leech on August 9, 2016
Infographic chronic pain spoon theory infographic

Chronic Pain and the Spoon Theory

If you live with chronic illness, explaining your condition can be tough. The spoon theory was created to do just that, and has since become so much more.
by NewLifeOutlook Team on March 7, 2016
Enjoy Yourself Despite Pain

Enjoy Yourself Despite Pain

As a chronic pain sufferer, the best thing you can do if you want to enjoy yourself is plan ahead if you decide to go to a social event.
by Ali Esfahani on March 4, 2015
A Lack of Understanding

Coping With a Lack of Understanding

One of the biggest problems people with chronic pain face,is the lack of understanding that society has towards this condition.
by Ali Esfahani on February 11, 2015
Cabin Fever

Cabin Fever and Chronic Pain

While it's tempting to spend your time indoors with chronic pain, there are steps you can take both in and outdoors to stop cabin fever from occurring.
by Amy Manley on January 27, 2015
Journaling for Chronic Pain

Journaling for Chronic Pain

If you have chronic pain, it would behoove you to start journaling. Journaling is your personal record and can track anything related to your condition.
by Yvonne Banks on January 20, 2015