IMGV for Chronic Pain – Week 1
Orientation to IMGV
In this session, you will be introduced to the structure of integrative medicine group visits and mindfulness-based stress reduction. We will hold conversations about confidentiality, what brought everyone to the group, and our expectations for each other moving forward.
- Daily Life Practice:
- Tell people in your life that you are participating in this course.
- Notice how the weather affects your thoughts, sensations, and emotions this week.
- Dedicate a quiet and comfortable space for the home practice each week.
- Awareness of Breath Meditation
- Body Scan Meditation
- Poem: “Letters to a Young Poet” by Rainer Maria Rilke: