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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

How is pain different than suffering?

I posed this question to a friend.

She sent back these two sketches.

She added :


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."


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

Agree? Disagree?

Do you see a distinction?


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