- Calm your mind (by using a technique like one mindful breath).
- Identify a specific area where you feel pain.
- Focus your mind to the pain sensation in the area.
If you are familiar with the basic technique, you can try advanced techniques.
Advanced technique 1
In the above step 3, also monitor whether the pain sensation is increasing, decreasing or unchanging.
Advanced technique 2
In the above step 3, expand your awareness to specific and detailed pain sensations such as sharp, deep, pinching, tingling, throbbing, pulsing, aching, fleeting, burning, prickling.
Optional technique 3
Expand your awareness to one or more of the followings: your thought, your body posture, breath.
Caution: Meditation may not necessarily reduce the pain. The information in this web site (or blog) is not intended to substitute treatment, instructions or advises from healthcare professionals. If you goal is the get rid of pain, please consult your physician before using any techniques contained on this web site for your safety and health.