I will add resources as I find them:
https://www.sirpa.org/ – and make sure you check out the success stories for real hope!
https://youtu.be/BxsBJgMKHrw (Georgie Oldfield’s TEDx talk on chronic pain)
Nicole Sachs LCSW, YouTube channel on ‘The Cure for Chronic Pain’ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-tz1Du69PhcBkC3-9_Mgmw
Nicole’s website for chronic pain https://www.thecureforchronicpain.com/
…not forgetting his YouTube videos https://www.youtube.com/c/PainFreeYou/videos
The GotPainCure channel on YouTube with the lovely Jessica Shahinian https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCy-JHnIBDGGkfLe7Pj8inzQ from PPDA https://ppdassociation.org/
A guided 20 minute mediation on healing chronic pain https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RNXvq3oCHA&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR2fx1HJ-IqMdYeFgQrvoP0Rr-3rFvHgwBPw6_ayJoVPGI085vR64Qr5LMM
Dr Weil’s Breathing Exercises: 4-7-8 Breath https://www.drweil.com/videos-features/videos/breathing-exercises-4-7-8-breath/. The 4-7-8 Breath (also known as the Relaxing Breath) is the perfect, portable stress antidote, as it puts the practitioner in a relaxed state almost immediately. As Dr. Weil demonstrates, It takes almost no time, requires no equipment and can be done anywhere.
The Mindbody Syndrome (TMS) Discussion Forum https://www.tmswiki.org/forum/painrecovery/
Chana’s Studley’s cute and interesting short video on chronic pain – how it manifests and how we can relieve it https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5MUHrCiD3Do&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR3g35KgLmstKoZsDi4ZwPwVRsmDtNyDM4QqyUbteEvLhsDguPNKJ7rBEgo
The work of the late Candace Pert: http://candacepert.com/news/candace-pert-the-molecules-of-emotion-documentary-film-overview/
General loveliness: https://www.louisehay.com/about/
Great, short (10-minute) video on ‘How to know your life purpose in 5 minutes’ | Adam Leipzig | TEDxMalibu: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vVsXO9brK7M&feature=youtu.be
The work of Alan Watts: https://www.alanwatts.org/
Brene Brown on what hiding shame and guilt can do to us – ‘Listening to Shame’ on YouTube: https://www.ted.com/talks/brene_brown_listening_to_shame
and her talk on vulnerability, seen by over 45 million people on YouTube: https://www.ted.com/talks/brene_brown_the_power_of_vulnerability
Dr David Hanscom (former orthopaedic spine surgeon) blog: https://www.psychologytoday.com/intl/blog/anxiety-another-name-pain/202001/mental-health-is-more-critical-physical-health?inf_contact_key=d2ced8e06869940b7ea580876a82a214680f8914173f9191b1c0223e68310bb1
I’ll also be looking into the work of the author Donna Jackson Nakazawa who has been interviewed by Georgie Oldfield (https://www.sirpa.org/) and is a science journalist, author of six books and has suffered from auto-immune illnesses: https://donnajacksonnakazawa.com/about-donna/
Another powerful voice on promoting heal, plus dealing with stress, addictions and child development: Dr Gabor Mate https://drgabormate.com/about/
http://www.tms-mindbodymedicine.com/ Marc Sopher
Dr Wayne Dyer: https://www.drwaynedyer.com/
Professor Lorimer Mosely, The Pain Revolution , April 2017: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nifGFIuVkUk&t=635s&inf_contact_key=cf65e3ef3bed0827b81ca3365a37434a680f8914173f9191b1c0223e68310bb1. Leading pain scientist Professor Lorimer Moseley explains the science behind ‘Explain Pain’ – and the good news for chronic pain sufferers. With fascinating examples and the latest research Lorimer explains how science is showing there are alternatives to drugs for many sufferers – and how it can be done.
The ‘Selective Attention Test’ video. This will help you realise that even if you aren’t yet aware of how you feel, the emotions are there and in time you will become more able to feel how you feel and acknowledge them https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vJG698U2Mvo