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Migraine Savvy Newsletter #31 Migraine Awareness Tip 5
June 23, 2014
Migraine Awareness Tip #5
The Continuing Pursuit for Migraine Elimination and Pain Reduction
June is migraine awareness month. I've decided to send 7 tips, one each day for one week to do my part in raising awareness within us. For it is within ourselves that we need to find strength, perseverance and endurance.
Holly's Helpful Tips for Migraine AwarenessTip #5: Learn to Meditate
Learning to meditate will help you learn to control stress. It is scientifically proven to help reduce migraines. Plus, you can do basic meditation for migraines exercises anywhere. Once you find a comfortable sitting position - at work, on the train or subway, the bus, anywhere you can sit comfortably, you can meditate.
It has numerous other health benefits. So here are seven basic steps and some tips to help you to get started in our
meditation for migraines
We have a whole section on meditation for migraines, so have a read and let me know what you think in the Facebook comments box at the bottom of each page.
I can also highly recommend reading Cynthia Perkin's Mindfulness Over Migraines e-book that explains the science behind mindfulness and why it helps migraines. And she explains the method step by step that she uses to eliminate her migraines in 15 minutes. Yes, you read that correctly ... eliminate in 15 minutes. It will be the best $6.99 you ever spend!
Timing is everything when aborting an attack.
Share Your Migraine Stories
Remember that your contribution will help others too! We are not in this alone, even though it feels like it most of the time. Our stories and input can help each other. For example, I heard about Naramig from a Shiatsu patient of mine, not my doctor or any of the specialists I had seen! Two years after triptans came on the market. Two years of needless suffering.
This is a safe place to share your challenges and tell your story to people who truly understand what you are going through. Feel free to share your art to inspire us all in our time of need and find solutions with new treatment ideas specific to migraine disease. Get some professional health advice from others that walk this path. Just click on the links underlined above if you would like more details.
We Love to Hear From You
if you have anything you want to share with us this month in our Facebook comments box.
Essential Migraine Tools
I don't know where I would be without my ice packs. It's all here in the tool kit. Do you want to
build your own migraine tool kit
? Here is our article with eleven steps on exactly how to do it yourself! It has everything you need including printable forms.
Did You Know
Did you know that I offer telephone counseling around the world via Skype video or via telephone?
That's right, from the privacy and comfort of your own home you can get professional counseling from me. I am not sure if you know this about me, I have a Masters Degree in Counseling and Applied Psychotherapy (MCAP). I have been counseling people for over 16 years. I would love to be of service where I can.
I have an online booking system to make it easy to schedule a session over different time zones. So, you can contact me anytime on-line, book in 24/7, and we will talk as soon as possible.
I hope you ENJOYED this issue of Surviving Chronic Migraine!
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And before I forget!
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