How do you live with chronic pain and not fall into depression and hopelessness? How can you find ways to relieve acute pain without relying solely on addictive pharmaceuticals? Living with chronic pain is a very demanding path on all levels: physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual.
A native of Connecticut, Sarah Anne Shockley is a multiple award winning producer and director of educational films, including Dancing From the Inside Out, a highly acclaimed documentary on disabled dance. She has traveled extensively for business and pleasure. Her first book, Traveling Incognito, a guidebook for international travelers, won a Critic's Choice Award (San Francisco Review of Books). She holds an MBA in International Marketing and has worked in high-tech management, as a corporate trainer, and teaching undergraduate and graduate business administration. As the result of a work related injury in the Fall of 2007, Sarah contracted Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS) and has lived with debilitating nerve pain since then. She currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area with her son.
Books by Sarah Anne Shockley
Beginning with a discussion of the ways in which chronic pain is experienced differently from short-term pain, the book offers useful suggestions for approaches to pain management and pain reduction specifically for chronic pain sufferers including 21 practical tips for creating more ease, comfort, and resiliency right now.