quote by Pema Chodron

Instead of asking ourselves, 'How can I find security and happiness?' we could ask ourselves, 'Can I touch the center of my pain? Can I sit with suffering, both yours and mine, without trying to make it go away? Can I stay present to the ache of loss or disgrace-disapp ointment in all its many forms-and let it open me?' This is the trick.

— Pema Chodron

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Aches and pains quote New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.

New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.

My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains/ My sense, as though of hemlock I had drunk.

Mental pain is less dramatic than physical pain, but it is more common and also more hard to bear. The frequent attempt to conceal mental pain increases the burden: it is easier to say “My tooth is aching” than to say “My heart is broken.

Aches and pains quote The pain will leave once it has finished teaching you.

The pain will leave once it has finished teaching you.

My heart aches completely, every hour, every day, and only when I'm with you does the pain go away.

And yet, I found I could survive. I was alert, I felt the pain - the aching loss that radiated out from my chest, sending wracking waves of hurt through my limbs and head - but it was manageable. I could live through it. I didn't feel like the pain had weakened over time, rather that I'd grown strong enough to bear it.

Smile, though your heart is aching Smile, even though it's breaking When there are clouds in the sky, you'll get by If you smile through your pain and sorrow Smile and maybe tomorrow, You'll see the sun come shining through for you.

Aches and pains quote The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too m

The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.

I get an audience personally involved in a song - because I'm involved myself.

It's not something I do deliberately: I can't help myself. If the song is a lament at the loss of love, I get an ache in my gut. I feel the loss myself and I cry out the loneliness, the hurt and the pain that I feel.

He laughed, and the sound reduced the pain of every sore place on my body to the dullest ache.

My purpose, my whole life, had been to love him and be with him, to make him happy. I didn’t want to cause any unhappiness now—in that way, I decided it was probably better than he wasn’t here to see this, though I missed him so much at that moment the ache of it was as bad as the strange pains in my belly.

Aches and pains quote Growth is painful. Change is painful. But nothing is as painful as staying stuck

Growth is painful. Change is painful. But nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don't belong.

You say that love is nonsense. I tell you it is no such thing. For weeks and months it is a steady physical pain, an ache about the heart, never leaving one, by night or by day; a long strain on one's nerves like toothache or rheumatism, not intolerable at any one instant, but exhausting by its steady drain on the strength.

Before a show, you might have aches or pains, or it's a bad rainy day, or it's too humid. We all complain about stuff. But... how do I put this poetically? Once it's the roar of the crowd and the smell of the greasepaint, forget it. Once the adrenaline kicks in and your chest expands, you forget about all that.

as we acquire new aches and new pains, our health care is, of necessity, being supplied by internists, cardiologists, dermatologists, podiatrists, urologists, periodontists, gynecologists and psychiatrists, from all of whom we want a second opinion. We want a second opinion that says, don't worry, you are going to live forever.

Aches and pains quote Someday this pain will be useful to you.

Someday this pain will be useful to you.

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I should have learned this, she thought.

I wanted to learn fire, and pain, but I should have learned people.

Under every burden, .....God will slip His hand. Every gulf of sorrow, .....His great love has spanned, Into every heart-ache, .....God will our His balm: Ease the pain and anguish, .....bring a blessed calm.

Seal my lips on aches and pains. They are increasing, and love of rehearsing them is becoming sweeter as the years go by.

Aches and pains quote No one is more hated than he who speaks the truth.

No one is more hated than he who speaks the truth.

The harder we look at our aches and ailments, the more we will be startled by the painful truths they are trying to convey about our dangerously disembodied way of life.

Experiencing pain in your muscles and aching, that's what makes the muscle grow.

and that divides one from being a champion and one from not being a champion. If you can go through this pain barrier, you may get to be a champion. If You can't go through it, forget it.

Treat yourself like a fat person with aches and pains and a suitcase full of excuses, and good luck-you'll stay exactly where you are. Train like an athlete and, though you may not look like one now, you will become one.

Aches and pains quote When you are dead, you don't even know that you are dead. It's only pain for oth

When you are dead, you don't even know that you are dead. It's only pain for others. Same thing when you are stupid.

Somehow, I've been blessed to be able to have the young spirit inside - not feel like every year I get a year older. I feel like every year I get a year younger. I don't wake up in the morning with aches and pains.

As a former football player who has carried a football more than 4,000 times, trust me, I did not go into ballroom dancing with my body being 100 percent, with no aches or pains or ailments coming with me. When you're dancing, you're doing stuff that your body's not used to, and so you start to aggravate those old injuries.

You can't win. Either you have the baby and wear your pain on the outside, or you don't have the baby, and you keep that ache in you forever

Aches and pains quote Be the silent watcher of your thoughts and behavior. You are beneath the thinker

Be the silent watcher of your thoughts and behavior. You are beneath the thinker. You are the stillness beneath the mental noise. You are the love and joy beneath the pain.

"I am not much of a mathematician," said the cigarette, "but I can add to a man's nervous troubles, I can subtract from his physical energy, I can multiply his aches and pains, I can divide his mental powers, I take interest from his work, and discount his chances for success."

The truth is WE ALL ACHE. WE ALL HAVE GROWING PAINS and wonder if WE ARE OKAY adn enough + loved. THE THING IS - WE ARE. REALLY. WITHOUT the silver shoes and lepord print sheet. WE ARE ENOUGH WITHOUT all the things we buy to make us much more than we are or need to be we are simple and complex and rare as is.

We must pay close attention to the signals our body sends - the aches and pains, digestions and indigestions, increased energies and exhaustions. Our body sends us signals about the correct 'spelling' of our lives. These sensations are the sum of complex inner computations that we must learn to interpret.

Aches and pains quote Healing comes from gathering wisdom from past actions and letting go of the pain

Healing comes from gathering wisdom from past actions and letting go of the pain that the education cost you.

Honor your humanness and all of your feelings - the messy ones, the growing pains, the ache - because we can't have the dark without the light.

You've got to love what you're doing.

If you love it, you can overcome any handicap or the soreness or all the aches and pains, and continue to play for a long, long time.

No one honest has an easy life, and its aching for one that causes the most pain.

Aches and pains quote Behind every beautiful thing, there's been some kind of pain.

Behind every beautiful thing, there's been some kind of pain.

I contented myself with whiskey, for medicinal purposes.

It helped numb my various aches and pains. Not that the alcohol actually reduced the pain; it just gave the pain a life of its own, apart from mine.

When I'm lonely, frustrated or hurt it usually comes from a male person and from unrequited love. I often carry that pain around with me and my ribs actually start to ache. That's when I sit down and write.

In all cases of heart-ache, the application of another man's disappointment draws out the pain and allays the irritation.

Aches and pains quote Don't inflict pains from your past on your present relationships.

Don't inflict pains from your past on your present relationships.

I feel stronger, but physically I feel like I'm falling apart.

Every day I get a new pain or ache and think, 'Oh, that will be a hip replacement in a couple of years'.

The years came and went, the children came and left.

The worst of getting old is not tiredness and aches and pains, but that time rushes on so quickly, that in the end it doesn't seem to exist. It's Christmas and then it's Easter. It's a clear winter's day and then a hot summer's day. In between it's a vacuum.

I'm healthy as can be - not an ache or a pain.

A lot of my prayer is thanking the Lord that I am healthy. I pray for long life and good health.

The daily clinical experience of thousands of massage therapists, physical therapists, and physicians strongly indicates that most of our common aches and pains - and many other puzzling physical complaints - are actually caused by trigger points, or small contraction knots, in the muscles of the body.

All was ended now, the hope, and the fear and the sorrow, All the aching of the heart, the restless, unsatisfied longing, All the dull, deep pain, and constant anguish of patience!

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