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This Is What Your Pain Can Do For You.

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I know you may find it difficult to believe, but this is what your pain can do for you. Your pain can make you stronger, alert you to danger, motivate you to change, empower you to ask the right questions, sharpen your focus, increase your enjoyment of life, and make you more compassionate toward others.

Your pain can make you stronger.

Your pain can make you stronger. There are gains when you can manage your discomfort levels. You can build resistance and resilience, which are valuable tools in your arsenal.

There is a time when pain must be confronted head-on and overcome. A patients’ physical therapy will be ineffective if they do not go beyond their initial pain and discomfort.

But there is a level of pain that leads to weakness and additional long-term injury.

Your pain can alert you to danger.

Your pain can alert you to danger. Pain is an early warning signal that things can worsen if you ignore it. Pain can warn you that you are going to damage yourself or others.

Without pain, you would not recognize the potential severity of what is coming.

When you place your hand on a hot stove or feel a muscle start to tear, it is a clear signal of danger.

You may not have recognized the warning signs in a bad relationship or a toxic work environment. As a result, you may tell yourself that things will get better. And maybe they will.

But your pain may be sending you a message that you need to hear. Your pain may be suggesting that you need to consider a change.

Your pain can motivate you to change.

Your pain can motivate you to change. When the status quo becomes unacceptable, unmanageable, or unsustainable, your pain will let you know.

It may cause you to move away from a toxic relationship or pursue a healthier alternative. It may prompt you to seek a career change consistent with your ambitions and skillset.

Pain lets you know that there is a cost for remaining the same, which causes you to consider an alternative.

Without pain, you might never change for the better. Meaningful change is not always about moving away from an existing relationship or job situation.

Sometimes you, or your approach to life, not your circumstances, is what needs change. In those moments, pain can lead you to ask the right questions.

Your pain can empower you to ask the right questions.

Your pain can empower you to ask the right questions.

Your pain can be the result of the actions of others or yourself.

Is the discomfort in response to what someone else has done to you?

You may avoid this person or decide to walk away from the relationship, determined not to allow them to harm you in the future. The circumstances and situation will dictate whether you will give them another chance.

Is there something that you are doing to cause the pain?

Self-inflicted pain is deceptive. In dealing with your problem, you can be your own worst enemy, engaging in self-destructive addictions, behaviors, and coping mechanisms that make things worse.

Even more embarrassing is that you may lash out at those who want to help you when you are injured.

Is there a solution that you need to consider? Is it time to stay, or is leaving the situation your best option?

When you ignore these pressing questions, your pain will increase, making it difficult to see a clear path.

Your pain can sharpen your focus.

Your pain can sharpen your focus. As pain increases, it demands your undivided attention. You become laser-focused as you seek answers or relief.

Your fight or flight response is activated, and everything else fades into the background.

Without pain, you would live an unexamined life, a life without meaning or purpose.

Untreated pain can rob us of our joy. But addressing the pain can bring healing and increased vitality.

Your pain can increase your enjoyment of life.

Your pain can increase your enjoyment of life. Pain can bring perspective, inspiring you not to look past the simple joys of life.

Acknowledging and addressing pain can increase your gratitude for the good days as well as the bad.

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Your pain can lead to a new appreciation for life.

Your pain can make you more compassionate

Your pain can make you more compassionate toward others as well. And that is not a bad thing. But, don’t we all need more compassion in our lives today?

Perhaps you can help someone to work through their pain and discomfort.


Consider taking some time this week to identify your pain areas and then ask, what is your pain telling you about yourself or others? What steps will you take to address your problems?

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