The Brain Can Make Mistakes When it Comes to Pain

The Brain Can Make Mistakes When it Comes to Pain

When I teach that “pain involves the brain,” people often feel that I’m saying that it’s their fault. That’s really not what I am saying. I like to talk about the mind, the brain, and the body. The mind is our consciousness, our awareness, our sense of self. The brain...
Four Ways to Creatively Manage Pain

Four Ways to Creatively Manage Pain

There’s an awful lot of pain around. There was a huge survey done in Europe recently: 1 in 5 people experience chronic pain. They have persistent or severe pain for more than six months. For many of them, the median time was a number of years. The really exciting news...