chronic pain

Herbal Medicine Benefits of California Poppy

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Herbal Medicine Benefits of California Poppy It’s a beautiful sight to see a meadow covered with California poppies in bloom! I find California poppies to be so cute. California poppies have a sweet and dainty appearance, but there’s more to them than looks. California poppy can slow down the central nervous system, inducing relaxing and …

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From Fear to Redirection: My Experience with Temporary Nervous System Dysfunction

My Experience with Temporary Nervous System Dysfunction - Strong with Purpose

From Fear to Redirection: My Experience with Temporary Nervous System Dysfunction I’m no stranger to pain. (Read: Understanding Chronic Pain and Tips for Living with Chronic Pain) I am used to not being able to do all the things I want to do, but my recent experience with nervous system dysfunction brought up more fear …

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Tips for Living with Chronic Pain

Tips for Living with Chronic Pain - Strong with Purpose

In my previous post, I shared my story to help bring you to a place of Understanding Chronic Pain. In this post, I share my insights from living with chronic pain aimed at helping someone going through a similar experience. I hope this post helps you in some way. Tips for Living with Chronic Pain …

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How to Overcome Self-Destructive Habits

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How to Overcome Self-Destructive Habits   For years, I engaged in self-destructive habits in cycles of distracting, avoiding, overindulging, numbing, intoxicating, and escaping in order to avoid facing the root causes of problems. I refer to those years as a time when I was “sleepwalking through life.” What I did in excess varied, but it …

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10 Inspiring Chronic Pain Quotes for Healing & Living

10 Inspiring Chronic Pain Quotes for Healing & Living - Strong with Purpose

10 Inspiring Chronic Pain Quotes for Healing & Living In the depths of our pain, everything can seem like an insurmountable challenge. We can feel incredibly isolated, like no one else understands what we’re going through. I hope these inspiring chronic pain quotes help you realize that you are not alone in these struggles. Pain serves …

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