Your Headache Story

I’ve noticed that classes around headache healing can be an extremely compassionate way to move forward in solving longtime headache mysteries. I, and the entire class, listen carefully and neutrally to each person’s story. The class spontaneously learns listening distinctions and begins to model my listening. From there each person begins to experience compassion—compassion for others and, more importantly, for themselves. Inevitably, there’s always someone in the class who’s had it worse, one way or another, which creates empathy. And there’s always someone who isn’t as afflicted or who improves, which gives hope that life can be better and headaches can change. Continue reading