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Day 27: Giving to Yourself Through a Somatic Exercise

Dr. Rick Scott guides you through a somatic exercise to bring greater awareness to areas of pain in the body and thereby lessen your pain.

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Summary

Dr. Rick Scott discusses topics including:

  • How we often learn to avoid sensations of pain
  • How bringing our awareness to pain in our body can dissolve pain
  • A guided (somatic) exercise to bring awareness to and lessen your pain

Journaling Assignment

Negative Writing (on a piece of paper you will rip up and throw away afterwards): Take 5 minutes to write down all of the negative thoughts causing you anxiety right now, and when you are done, rip up the piece of paper.

Questions for Journaling:

  • Do you typically avoid the pain you are feeling?
  • What was your experience of today's exercise?
  • How can you apply what you have learned in your day to day life?
  • On a 1-10 scale, how would you rate your pain today?