“Mindful” individuals are better able to deactivate pain centers in their brain and perceive less pain. Meditation is one excellent way to train your brain to be more mindful

Want to get started? Check out this infographic for advice on starting mindful meditation.

Source: Zeidan F et al. Neural mechanisms supporting the relationship between dispositional mindfulness and pain. Pain. 2018 Dec;159(12):2477-2485. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001344.

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