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How Back Pain Mirrors Our Emotional Suffering

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This week, for the first time in a long while, I was actually able to bend over without grimacing and holding my breath due to lower back pain. This has been troubling me for years, but I have always been able to beat it back to a tolerable place via acupuncture, massage and/or chiropractic care. On my flight to New…

Healing Emotional Pain: The Safety of the Other Shore

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The other night my son and I watched The Other Shore, a fabulous documentary about one of my heroes, legendary ocean swimmer,┬áDiana Nyad. I am somewhat obsessed with her because although I love the ocean, I am equally terrified by it. One of my biggest fears is falling off a cruise ship, which is ridiculous because I have never been…