How to Ignore Pain

Sore muscles are all part of working your body to its maximum potential. Work through the pain and see serious results.

You will need

  • Deep breathing techniques
  • Motion
  • Focus
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Meditation
  • Soothing music (optional)

Step 1 Identify the pain Identify the area that you are having difficulty with.

Step 2 Accept the pain Accept that you are in pain and understand that everyone feels pain at some point.

Step 3 Breathe deeply Breathe deeply into the lungs and breathe out slowly to relax your mind and body.

Step 4 Keep moving Keep your body active and moving.

Step 5 Focus 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.

Step 6 Relieve tension Relieve muscle tension. Practice relaxing and tensing your muscles to feel the difference between the two states.

Step 7 Meditate Meditate in a quiet soothing place, relaxing the body by focusing on prayer, chanting, or doing deep breathing.

Step 8 Seek understanding Seek out an understanding of your pain and try release all anxiety connected with it to find inner relaxation and peace.