With its focus on controlling breath, holding postures and meditation, yoga increases how much a person pays attention to the sensations of their body and the present moment. This mindfulness leads to many benefits not found from other forms of exercise.
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When most people hear the term palliative care, they look worried or confused. Introducing myself to patients and families as a palliative medicine physician, I commonly hear things like, “Does this mean I am dying?” or “I am not ready for hospice.”
The reality is that a mindful approach to pain has nothing to do with denying your experience. It’s all about getting real with it, accepting it, and even embracing it. Mindfulness is a way to be more present with whatever you’re feeling.
Since 1998, I have been a pain management practitioner. I hold a diploma in Complimentary Alternative Medicine and a NLP Hypnotist. All therapy sessions are now online via Zoom.
Over 30 years experience assisting in healing old, chronic & new injuries, and guiding clients to a healthy and pain free living.