Coping with Chronic Illness & Pain? The #1 Tip I’ve Found

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/living-the-questions/201312/coping-chronic-illness-pain-the-1-tip-ive-found

The author has a chronic health condition and had gone through similar soul searching. She writes, “I searched my psyche for feelings and thoughts that needed to be healed. I prayed to increase my faith…I read book after book, until I had a bookcase filled top to bottom with answers, none of which seemed to miraculously fix what I envisioned as broken…

Of course, I know this. Yeah, I’m human. We’re all human. But somehow, reading the words of these inspiring authors, hit me in a profound way. I didn’t cause this. I didn’t wake up one day and say, “Hey, I think I’ll spend the next seven or eight years going to doctors, having surgeries and taking pills.” I think far worse than the pain has been the questioning of my sanity…

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