Tag: Chronic Pain

Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.

Originally Posted June 2014 on an earlier version of this blog. As someone diagnosed with a chronic pain condition, this quote (often attributed to Buddha), is one of those helpful pieces of advice often given by people who really don’t want to listen to how you are feeling, but asked anyway. It is something both profoundly true and utterly impossible to see when overwhelmed … Read More Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.

Quality of Life Coaching for Patients with Chronic or Persistent Conditions

The text below is from an older version of my website. I include it here to highlight some of the work I do with clients who suffer from chronic conditions, particularly chronic pain and fibromyalgia. At the time I was working primarily with clients at TMS Associates of NY referred by Dr. Alan Manavitz. I still accept referrals from him at a reduced cost if … Read More Quality of Life Coaching for Patients with Chronic or Persistent Conditions