If you’ve ever had pain that persists for longer than 3 months you’ll know that it can be tough. When it happens your nerves can become more sensitive than usual and your brain can misread other signals as pain. That’s why your pain can persistent even when your condition has improved. But just because your pain has persisted doesn’t mean you can’t return to health and thrive!
You’ll want to address your condition firstly, so see your doctor, psychologist or physiotherapist to work out your plan of action. Secondly, a healthy eating, exercise, relaxation and sleep routine will build up your health and energy. And thirdly you’ll thrive when you focus on what’s important in your life. This is where it’s important to do what makes you happy, what’s engaging and what’s meaningful to you. It can be connecting with loved ones, deepening your spirituality or achieving something you’ve always dreamed of. Take small steps now.