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May 25, 2008

Pain Pill Addiction – Gradual Painkiller Can Hook Us

I’ve talked to so many people who ended up getting addicted to pain pills from a legitimate injury or physical problem that just then became a habit. We like comfort over discomfort and when physical pain is less , it also helps to numb some emotional pain too. Taking the edge off pain feels good but the problem is, it isn’t worked through so that you are really free emotionally.

I talked to a client friday who was so upset the way his math teacher treats him. He said it ruins all his other grades due to the criticisms. He doesn’t take pain killers but resorts to video games to not think about it. There are always going to be people like that in our lives . Castaneda calls them “Petty tyrants”. They know how to push our buttons. But we can also learn a lot about ourselves when we look at what makes us react and what are our soft spots.  Read more on pain pill addiction

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