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073: Pain vs. Suffering

How are pain and suffering different?

Jeremy Finch
Jeremy Finch
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073: Pain vs. Suffering

Is pain different than suffering?

I posed this question to a friend.
She sent back these two sketches.



She adds:

PAIN:

If you are able to sit with your thoughts and feelings, intense discomfort will usually decrease (or get easier to tolerate). No emotion lasts forever."


SUFFERING:

In a vicious cycle of avoidance, the discomfort gets more intense over time."







Agree? Disagree?

Share your thoughts!


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