It’s easy to feel like an illness is taking over your life. Meditation is one way to get back on top of the situation. Consider this approach to using mindfulness to deal with illness.
So much anxiety, distress, anticipation, and discomfort come from worrying about what’s ahead. Your headache intensifies when you predict that it will grow worse an hour from now. Stop dread in its tracks by focusing on the present.
*Steve Austin is not a mental health professional or a medical doctor. He’s just a guy who lives with anxiety and has learned a thing or two about how to deal with it, in addition to his regular therapy and daily medication.