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The Pain Companion

Practical Tools for Living With & Moving Beyond Chronic Pain
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by Sarah Anne Shockley  US United States

December 31, 2015   |    1,648 reads    |   0 comments

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The Pain Companion (book) by Sarah Anne ShockleyHow 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. It is relentless and unforgiving, and tests your ability to cope with extreme challenges on a daily basis. How can you find a way to take this journey with less hardship, and also create more ease and well-being in the midst of persistent pain?

The Pain Companion is a practical guidebook to living with and moving beyond chronic pain based on the author’s 8 years of managing debilitating nerve pain.  It contains a wealth of insights and wisdom to mitigate the impact that living with chronic pain has on well being, self-image and relationships.  It includes 33 specific ways to alleviate pain’s emotional, mental, and physical stresses, and 11 easy meditative exercises to help change your relationship with pain from enemy to ally in healing.


About The Author

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... more

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