Discernment

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The aspect of mindfulness that allows us to distinguish between what is wholesome and what is not in our best interests.

Using mindful discernment, we learn to abandon thoughts that are unwholesome and cultivate those thoughts that bring benefit and good. In the process of healing chronic pain, we use mindful discernment to identify which thoughts make us feel good and which thoughts lead to pain. From there, we can choose to let go of and/or reinterpret those thoughts that are contributing to chronic pain.

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