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Learn about a wide range of mental illnesses and how to deal with them.
You Will Need
- Deep breathing techniques
- Relaxation techniques
- Soothing music (optional)
Identify the pain
Identify the area that you are having difficulty with.
Accept the pain
Accept that you are in pain and understand that everyone feels pain at some point.
Breathe deeply into the lungs and breathe out slowly to relax your mind and body.
Keep your body active and moving.
Focus on completing tasks that are painful by keeping your mind fixed on the end result or by separating your mind from the task altogether.
Relieve muscle tension. Practice relaxing and tensing your muscles to feel the difference between the two states.
Meditate in a quiet soothing place, relaxing the body by focusing on prayer, chanting, or doing deep breathing.
Seek out an understanding of your pain and try release all anxiety connected with it to find inner relaxation and peace.