Resiliance & Managing Flair-ups

A Power-over-Pain Handout

Annie Phillips, SPT • Blair Pallas, LCSW, MSW • Lindsay M. Edwards, MA, LPC,R-DMT
Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions, Philadelphia Pennsylvania 

Power-over-Pain handouts were guided by the following book, a valuable source for understanding and managing pain: Turk DC, Winter F. (2006). The Pain Survival Guide: How to Reclaim Your Life. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association

What Is Resilience?

Resilience is the ability to recover from or adjust easily to misfortune or change. Life is full of ups and downs, and you are bound to have a few setbacks. Practicing your pain management techniques regularly is the key to managing these setbacks and flare-ups.

Read the full handout in the PDF below: