I talk about the frustration and the feeling of being trapped by chronic pain and how using the DOC Project will help get your pain “Back in Control”. Remember: Anger = Loss of Control.
Consider a situation where you are forced to hold your hand next to the hot burner of a stove. What would happen to your anxiety? What would be your next response? In chronic pain, you “can’t get your hand away from the stove.” I talk about this in depth in … Read More
Anger occurs when you lose control of a situation that you perceive as a threat – mental or physical. It is driven by anxiety. Anxiety is a feeling of being vulnerable and helpless. It is our deepest hard-wired program to avoid the feeling of anxiety. When a situation causes a … Read More
Anger is as important as anxiety when it comes to chronic pain management. Some people are able to come to grips with anger and process it in a healthy way. For others, a lack of control over anger erodes their quality of life. Forget about physical pain for a moment. … Read More