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5 secrets to overcoming pain…

...that shouldn't be secret so I am sharing them ** Post also available on my Substack here where you can sign up to receive daily deliveries The primary reason chronic pain is the No1 global health burden is because it is misunderstood. You know what it feels like,...

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What is pain coaching?

Chronic pain is a specialist field, so Pain Coaching means something specific. Pain coaching - a science, evidence and philosophically based way of being and helping you understand and overcome your chronic pain Pain Coaching starts by listening to you, the person....

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Understand and overcome your chronic pain, the book

Out now Just over two years ago I sat in a small hut for three days. It was my writing space to get the book started. I had been writing bits and pieces, but progress was slow until I isolated myself from distractions. The content was straightforward in many ways...

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pain awareness month ~ 5 insights

September is pain awareness month Pain awareness month. You may have seen posts on social media. Great, but we need pain awareness every day. Most people don't know that pain is the number one global health burden. Many other conditions are regularly highlighted in...

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Ultramarathons ~ smiling at the hills

24 ultramarathons in 24 months ~ learnings for day-to-day living Seeking truths via scientific inquiry is familiar in our society and culture. Consider the priority given to maths and sciences over creativity and arts in education -- an huge oversight of course, as we...

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Understand & overcome your chronic pain ~ the book

Chronic pain Book update 'Understand and overcome your chronic pain' Only a few months before the release date, December 1. The final manuscript is with the production team right now. Getting some wonderful feedback from early readers. The main purpose is that the...

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Book release date announced

understand & overcome your chronic pain - book release date announced I am delighted to share the book release date as December 1st. Pre-orders can be made here to get your copy. I believe there is a discount at the moment -- I have a generous editor 😊. This has...

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Dystonia and FND, my other hat

How I got into helping people with dystonia and FND It started some years ago with a conversation. I was introduced to consultant neurologist, Dr Marie-Helene Marion and we got chatting. Marie-Helene is a neurologist of vast experience, very well known for her work...

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Humanitarian work in Gaza – Part 2

Teaching and training chronic pain in gaza ~ Humanitarian mission Teaching about chronic pain has its challenges, which is partly why I love doing it. Helping clinicians learn and grow so that they can help patients -- a knock on effect. It’s these challenges that are...

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Insights

Insights are key for understanding, managing and overcoming chronic pain. Why? How? We know that expectations, past experiences and beliefs are playing a role in shaping the likelihood of feeling pain in a given situation and the pain experience itself. Part of the...

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