Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Taming the Lion Inside, anger and chronic illness

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.” ~Buddha

Anger is a natural stage to the grieving process, and one we must pass through to accept our new life with chronic illness.

Anger can be used constructively when put to the right task, at the right time, for the right reasons.

Anger should never be overdone in any case, sustained anger creates stress and stress is a great aggravator to our symptoms and block to healing.

How can I let go?

See chapter 5 The Power of Mind, Body, and Spirit; and
chapter 6 Dealing with Circuit Overload

All blogs, posts and answers are based on the work in Integrative Therapies for Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and Myofascial Pain: The Mind-Body Connection by Celeste Cooper, RN, and Jeff Miller, PhD. 2010, Vermont: Healing Arts press and are not meant to replace medical advice.

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