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The Power of Letting Go of What You Can't Control

Posted on August 02, 2018

"Life is too short. I can't control everything in my life. Trying to is exhausting!!" - member of MyChronicPainTeam

When first faced with a chronic pain diagnosis, a common fear is a lack of control over our health. How could our bodies betray us? How do we grab the reins back and fix the situation? Living with a chronic disease forces us to recognize what we can and cannot control.

Members on
MyChronicPainTeam have various strategies for letting go of control and fear, including:

1) using guided imagery to visualize letting go
2) opening up and trusting others
3) organizing or cleaning the house
4) reaching out for support from other members on
MyChronicPainTeam

Here are recent conversations from members on MyChronicPainTeam:

Have you had moments of letting go just when you needed it most? What helps you 'let go' of things out of your control? Share in the comments below or directly on MyChronicPainTeam.com.

A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

Sandy where do you live? Have you reached out to some local churches to see if they might have some leads for you a chair? Also maybe check with your GP, they might be able to get insurance to cover… read more

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