Thriving with Pain and Beyond
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Thriving with Pain and Beyond

Learn the 5 steps from Ow to Wow-- A wholistic and practical map to aliveness for people who live with chronic pain
4.0 (2 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
691 students enrolled
Last updated 11/2014
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • understand and communicate your experience of pain, abilities to function, and responses to treatment
  • recognize and increase experiences of aliveness and joy in your life
  • appreciate the array of options from western allopathic to alternative treatments
  • make goals that are appropriate and move you toward thriving
  • recognize and utilize proactive options for healing and aliveness
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Requirements
  • Set aside the time to listen to lectures in a quiet place so you can focus.
  • Know that the instructor has lived with chronic pain
  • Know that there are many options for treatment and support
  • Look at what your quality of life is right now
  • Vision what you would rather it be
Description

Thriving with Pain and Beyond!

Take your life back from chronic pain and fatigue! Your pain and your healing process is unique, this course shows you how a wholistic, proactive approach to pain management gives you the ability to go from living in the Ow of pain to living with WOW! You will add to your quality of life, reduce, heal, and manage physical and mental pain.

Persistent pain is one of the most widespread and potentially disabling health conditions of our age.

This course is ideal for you if . . .

You live with chronic pain

You are overwhelmed by what you are "supposed" to do

You are frustrated by trying to find the "right" treatment and practitioners to help you

Chronic pain is draining your quality of life

You are a healthcare provider who works with people with chronic pain

This course includes-

1) Introduction

2) Overview of 5 steps from Ow to Wow!

3) Step One: Become an Expert on You!

4) Step Two: Explore Treatment Options

5) Step Three: Support

6) Step Four: Purpose, service, passion and creativity

7) Step Five: Acceptance

In this course, you will explore at an overview level “The 5 steps from Ow to Wow” so that you can reclaim your quality of life. This approach is designed for individuals who live with chronic pain and those who support them; either as loved ones or healthcare practitioners. Thriving with Pain LLC takes an all the above approach to pain management and treatment.

Explore through short presentations each of the 5 steps and get a taste of what a wholistic approach can do for you.

NOTE: This course does not constitute treatment for pain or any other concern. It is designed for informational purposes. Anyone with a history of chronic pain, if you have not already consulted a healthcare professional, should consult a healthcare professional for the assessment and treatment of your condition(s).

As well, this course does not focus on specific treatment or advice for chronic pain- these are topics to be examined in other courses. Our emphasis is on an overview of a whole systems approach to chronic pain and quality of life!

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is meant for people who live with chronic pain who want to increase their quality of life. No prior pain management training is needed. This course is probably not for you if you are satisfied with your life with pain.
  • You live with arthritis
  • You live with Fibromyalgia or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • You live with back, neck, or head aches
  • You work with people with chronic pain as a healer and/or a health Practitioner
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 11 Lectures Collapse All 11 Lectures 01:35:39
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Introduction to Thriving with Pain
1 Lecture 01:14

Living with chronic pain is challenging. Thriving with pain takes a certain amount of knowledge, skills, and tons of attitude! Thriving is about quality of life and enjoying life. Thrivers are people who are able to manage their pain and adapt in ways that allow for a fuller, connected and meaningful life. Through this process, pain can become less bothersome, intense, or less noticeable. Even if the pain doesn't go away, thrivers are able to enjoy their lives and get beyond suffering and blame.

Preview 01:14
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Overview of 5 steps from Ow to Wow!
2 Lectures 11:25

5 steps makes an overwhelming experience more doable with bite size elements.

Preview 03:49

Name the 5 steps and understand how they all work together.

Preview 07:36
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Step One: Become an Expert on You!
3 Lectures 16:06

You are the only one who can know your experience with pain.

Pain is Subjective
06:40

Self awareness is a skill that supports the ability to be an expert on yourself and an advocate in treatment. Students will learn different aspects that are important to understand about pain and ways to track them.

Self awareness
04:20

Discover what mindfulness is and explore two exercises to gain tools for developing the awareness and non-judgement that come with mindfulness.

Mindfulness as a tool
05:06
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Step Two: Explore Treatment Options
2 Lectures 20:47

Pain relief and pain management can come from a variety of different modalities and interventions. Students will learn about the different options and things to be wary of.

Find treatment options and learn pain management techniques
19:01

Since pain management of chronic pain is 24/7, self-care is paramount to thriving. Everyone is different but a certain amount of knowledge and skills are important. Self-awareness aids in developing self-care practices that can support pain management and thriving.
Self Care
01:46
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Step Three: Support
1 Lecture 09:36
Asking for and accepting support
09:36
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Step Four: Purpose, service, passion and creativity
1 Lecture 19:50
Rediscovering creativity and purpose
19:50
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Step Five: Acceptance
1 Lecture 09:41
Thriving with Pain and Beyond!
09:41
About the Instructor
Amber Rose Dullea, MA, M.Div.
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Thriving Coach, Massage Therapist, & Whole Systems Designer

Amber Rose Dullea is a thriver with pain! As a compassionate coach/healer, humorous speaker, interviewer and writer she shows you how to thrive despite chronic pain. Amber Rose was a licensed massage therapist in Oregon for 18 years, earned a Master of Art degree in Whole Systems Design from Antioch University Seattle and a Master of Divinity in Advanced New Thought and Interfaith, and a BA in a Special Major she designed in Peace and Conflict Studies.

Amber Rose created Thriving with Pain LLC to support people who live with chronic pain to move from suffering toward thriving. Through her own journey of a decade of chronic pain, she discovered the Five Steps from Ow to Wow! It is not an easy journey as anyone who is still reading this knows. But it can be done no matter what your circumstances. She has lived with chronic pain—she gets that it is not all in your head!