Working with Pain – Mindfulness Strategies

Working with Pain

At one time or another, we will all want to learn how to use our meditation practice to work with pain. There is no literal, paint-by-numbers prescription for relating to pain; however, there are several important teachings and skillful awareness practices to consider when working with pain and unpleasant sensations. (read more)

Below are some resources that you might find helpful:

Talks on Working with Pain

The Dance with Pain

The Dance with Pain

“Pain is inevitable and suffering is optional.” In this talk Tara explores the difference between pain and suffering and examines the most common, yet often unconscious, ways we...

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Meditations on Working with Pain

Other Resources on Working with Pain

Blog: Meeting Our Edge and Softening

Blog: Meeting Our Edge and Softening

It’s another morning, another day of having to live inside a hurting body inherited from a little known, rare genetic condition. I try not to think of how it used to be. I can...

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Blog: Pain Is Not Wrong

Blog: Pain Is Not Wrong

Many years ago when I was pregnant with my son, I decided to have a home birth without drugs, assisted by a midwife. My hope was to be as wakeful and present as possible during...

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