Would it not be nice if you were able to simply think your pain away? Many of us that have been dealing with chronic pain for an extended period of time realize exactly how debilitating and life altering this situation can be. It does not even need to be acute pain that we are dealing with, as a matter of fact it is the daily grind of pain that we are feeling which often gets the better of us over the course of time. It may be that your wish of being able to think away the pain is more of a reality than what you had considered. Here is what I mean.
Very few of us take the opportunity to really give our mind the benefit of unwinding and meditating on a daily basis. We might find that our schedule is so busy that it really does not permit us the time for one of life’s simple pleasures. The reality of the matter is, however, if you are not taking the time to meditate and think on pleasant things daily, you are going to be less able to handle the pain that you are up against. That is why you need to make sure that every day, you take the time to relax in this way.
I find that it is beneficial to give myself the first hour of the day and I have even started getting up earlier on a daily basis in order to do so. During that first hour, I make sure that I eat a very healthy breakfast, get some exercise, and drank at least two tall glasses of water before sitting in a quiet room in order to meditate. All of these things come together in order to provide me with a more stable structure for the daily activities and when the pain gets its worst, I can often rely on what I gave myself early in the day to help me to get through it.
Once you begin meditating in this way, thinking on pleasant thoughts quietly, you will begin to realize exactly how powerful of a force it can be in your life. Your thinking patterns will be clear, you will be able to get more done during the day and you will see that your reaction to pain will be much different than what it was before. Not only is it great for your overall mental and physical health, it can help you to put a lifetime of pain in its place.