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Thriving with Pain—Beyond Suffering and Blame

By: Rev C Amber Rose Dullea, MA, LMT

Table of Contents

Introduction—Become a “Thriver” not a Sufferer

Five steps to Thriving with Pain

Step one: Understand your Pain—become the expert on you!
Diagnosis—I am not my pain
Communicating with your health care provider
Listening to your body

Breath
Exercise: conditioning, antagonists, ROM, stretching

Knowing your limits
Pacing
Good days/ Bad days
Dealing with the fear, depression and anxiety of pain

Step two: Treatment options for symptoms and underlying causes
Medication
Alternative health care
Physical therapies
Implants and surgery

Step three: Getting and accepting Support –inside and out
Psychological therapies
Support groups
Friends/family—how to communicate what is supportive

Step four: Engaging your passions
Driven to distraction
Finding flow
Something old or something new
Body/Mind/Heart/Spirit

Step five: Accepting
Recognizing wholeness that already exists
Giving back
Thriving!

Tell your Story

About the Author

How to move from Ow to Wow!

Want to Thrive and not just survive? Life with chronic pain is challenging. To live your WOW you willingly observe wonder--even when it feels like the last thing you want to do. Depression, anxiety, anger, frustration, foggy thinking, limited function can put up barriers and challenges that people without pain may not understand. But you do and so does Amber Rose! It is your life. So what does it take to go from Ow to Wow? What do you need? Knowledge, skills, hope, courage, willingness, persistence, support, action, meaning and community. Pain can make these challenging, but not impossible!

What you can do right now . . .
  • • Take a Thriving Quiz and see how you are doing
  • • Download the free webinar and start taking steps to Thrive with Pain
  • • Buy “From Ow to Wow! Five Steps to Thriving with Pain” book (available as an ebook too)
  • • Start with the Ow to Wow 5 steps online webinar series
  • • Attend a support group
  • • Begin a group coaching program
  • • Sign up for Individual coaching
  • • Create a plan and thrive!