Pain Is an invitation to change
As a former Athlete, Coach and Manager I am conditioned to look for practical tools to increase performance. I was also conditioned to live with chronic physical pain. I was amazed to discover how much mental and emotional pain affect physical pain.
I still remember the accusing look on of the ER doctor as he palpated my groin and did not discover a structural reason for my pain. I knew I was not crazy. I knew the pain was real. The MRI’s and X-rays came back normal. Prescription pills only took the edge off, but that cost me my edge. Their only recommendation was exploratory surgery.
Now I invest my time as a Practitioner, Educator, and Speaker sharing all of the tools that have helped me and thousands of others just like you.
I teach people how to remove obstacles that limit their bodies’ natural capacity to heal.
Neuroscience research shows that the only way we can change the way we feel is by becoming aware of our inner experience and learning to befriend what is going inside ourselves.- Bessel Van Der Kolk, M.D.
The body heals itself.
Healing requires safety.
Our bodies always seek safety.
Our symptoms are solutions to a lack of safety.
Safety is a perception.
Perception is learned.
What is learned can be unlearned.
Mindfulness not only makes it possible to survey our internal landscape with compassion and curiosity but can also actively steer us in the right direction for self-care.- BESSEL VAN DER KOLK M.D.