How To Improve Your Quality Of Life When You Have A Chronic Illness

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living with a chronic illness

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Stop rejecting your emotions

Many of the greatest Zen masters will tell you that most of life’s pain comes from resisting what’s happening, and, according to Munson, that could also be what’s happening with your feelings surrounding your illness. “Practicing mindfulness isn’t always met with joy. It also means sitting with uncomfortable feelings…cultivating a healthy relationship with the heightened emotions can foster acceptance. Digesting a new diagnosis is challenging, and allowing it to unfold is part of the journey.”

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