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3 Ways Mindfulness Can Help You Overcome Pain

Pain feels overwhelming. Whether your back constantly aches or you’re reeling from a turbulent break-up, pain can take over your life. Maybe the only thing you want to do is escape.

 

Surprisingly, directing your attention to the present, painful moment can actually help you overcome your bad feelings.

 

1. Mindful attention to your pain can help you to accept what you’re feeling and move on from it in a natural way.

2. Mindfulness helps you separate yourself from your pain. You are not the barrage of painful thoughts you’ve been experiencing.

3. With mindful practice, you can recognize submerged thoughts that perpetuate your pain.

 

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