14 March 2009

10 Spiritual Tools for Coping with Chronic Pain

nursing care plan chronic painImage by TheSimple1 via Flickr


"Chronic pain can make us feel isolated and helpless, especially if its cause is an illness or physical condition for which there's no cure or effective medical treatment.

Photo of a nursing care plan for chronic pain.

At times of deepest despair, finding ways to nurture our spirits can help us not only cope with the pain, but also discover nuggets of grace, comfort, and productivity that can move us through and beyond the helplessness and hopelessness we feel.

Here are ten spiritual tools that can help you get started toward peace in spite of and in the midst of pain."

By Maureen Pratt

From Denny: For anyone who has suffered a car accident to a debilitating illness this article reminds us to focus again upon how the simple things can lift our spirits out of the pain. Take a look. She also has a website and has written several books about chronic pain for specific situations.

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