It’s inevitable that we’re all going to suffer from physical pain at some point or another. Do you know that mindfulness enables us to significantly reduce the pain we experience offering greater freedom and wellness? In this interview, Vidyamala Burch and Darren Cockburn discuss the five reasons why mindfulness is great for living well with pain.

In this article we connect with some wonderful teachings from Mindfulness Online Training Featured Teacher – Vidyamala Burch. Vidyamala lives with a chronic back condition due to spinal injuries and partial paraplegia. Thanks to mindfulness and kindness, it’s amazing that she now has a full, happy and meaningful life.

Here are five hand-picked mindfulness teachings from Vidyamala that are focused on living well with pain and illness…

At one time or another, we will all want to learn how to use our meditation practice to work with pain. There is no literal, paint-by-numbers prescription for relating to pain; however, there are several important teachings and skillful awareness practices to consider when working with pain and unpleasant sensations.