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Meditate Before You Medicate: Mindfulness and Pain Relief

So by now you know that mindfulness is practicing being completely present and aware of your thoughts and sensations. That being said, would it surprise you that mindfulness is a growing tool for pain relief and management? While that might sound counterintuitive, it’s proven to be very effective for patients ranging from mind discomfort to chronic pain. Do you or someone you love struggle with body pains in in your daily life? This guided mindfulness meditation from leading mindfulness expert John Kabat-Zinn is a great place to start. 10 minutes of mindfulness can relax your emotional response to the sensations. Give it a try, or share this video with someone you know could use some relief.