Daily insights to help you cope with pain and suffering
Though common, human experiences, pain and suffering are individual and personal.
- What is your story of pain and suffering?
- In what ways is your pain physical, psychological, social, spiritual, or a combination of these?
- In your life, do you have supportive individuals who are able to respond empathetically to your pain and suffering?
Share your story with others. Identify close friends, family members, a minister, or a counselor with whom you can share your story. Identify the impact pain and suffering have had on you. Identify what helps you deal appropriately with the pain and what is not helpful.