Min menu


Psychological Effects of Lower Back Pain - Part II : 7 Ways to Build Self-Confidence While Dealing With Lower Back Pain

Psychological Effects of Lower Back Pain - Part II : 7 Ways to Build Self-Confidence While Dealing With Lower Back Pain

Chronic lower back pain has a way of radically changing a person’s life. For some, the most difficult period of their life emerge when they can no longer do things connected to their identity (loss of a job, not being able to participate in sports or hobbies). Often we allow our emotions determine who we are and what we do and this I know; in most cases, our emotion leads us astray. 

However, self-confidence is not inherent, it is conceived. Having a positive taught or belief about yourself has a long way to go in determining what nature offers you in return. People with bad condition had assisted themselves through their taught in building courage out of nothing. Many amused ‘I can’t really help myself’; so they die. What a pity! What about you? 

Generally, pain triggers negative emotions such as anger, anxiety, depression and loss of feelings affirmed to others. On the other hand, increasing negative emotions and other factors may tend to increase our pain. Some lose the desire to continue to fight the pain and fear of the future as a result of intense feeling. How much more lower back pain? It distorts our perceptions about lives itself, our attachments and past achievements. Having such pain, we develop problem seeking help, and perhaps even convince that our loved ones would be better off if they were not filled with our problems.

For more similar articles : Lower Back Pain : a signal of Premenstrual Syndrome

Lower back pain - Self esteem

The good news is having lower back pain and sense of feeling is a blessing while thinking right is the foundation to positive feeling; as positive feeling brings out the best in you. Social psychologists have found self-confidence to be correlated with other psychological variables within individuals dealing with pain. You can do so by taking control of your life and taking control of your self-confidence. 

Take concrete steps to psychologically adjust your feelings and emotions, such as physical, mental work, nutrition, relationships with others, take responsibility, not appointing fault e.t.c

Self-confidence fosters two desirable consequences for an individual.  One is the generation of positive feeling about the self.  The second is the influence upon one's interpersonal relationships.

For more similar articles : Lower Back Pain? [5] Self-Care Tips You Can Try at Home



1# Physical Fitness Exercise

There may be nothing more important to reduce pain and increase body function than physical fitness. Obviously, it improves not only the pain that often accompanies anxiety and depression but the hurts first. Initially it is better to take the pain pill and stretch the sensation but in the long run, which is best, you feel better and more confidence when you engage in physical fitness training.
Lower back pain - physical fitness yoga
Although, wrong exercises can increase a lot of pain, and most patients require slow and gradual increase in activities to avoid overstating and falling. You do need advice on this and make sure you are doing it with those who love you.

2# Self-comprehension

Ignorance of a situation kills faster than the consequence of that situation itself. The ability of an individual to specifically understand their situation is the richness and trustworthiness of the information required to build self-confidence while having lower back pain.
Self-comprehension grants the person ability to interact with health specialist without fear of any response from such expert.

3# Staying Active

It is true that patients who have something better to do don’t seem to hurt as much as those that are idle. The idea is that empty life is full of pain. 

4# Interpersonal support

The most important part of building self-confidence while being challenged with pain in the lower back is the amount of respect, acceptance and care obtain form other important persons. During acute pain, you must have loved ones who are friendly and helpful.
Lower back pain - interpersonal support
As the pain becomes chronic, it seems whatever they will do is evil, but keeping them close is a big relief on it own. It seems that the best answer to all those who love you is to accept that the pain is real, you cannot remove it, and you are not sick and should not be treated as a child. They may assist paying attention to you by inviting you to a movie or picnic call. 

5# Filter what you hear

Be selective about what you listen to because it can improve or worsen your scenario. Successes bring recognition, status,  and a  position in  the world  in which  one lives.
Lower back pain - filter what you hear
Listening to success stories of those who have accompanied relief ignited the hope in you of getting better.  If the event is highly valued, then success enhances self-confidence.

6# Be determine

Never have you forgotten the values and aspirations you dreamt of while you are free from pain.
Pain can be so cruel to steal your aspiration away. Be focus and determine. 

7# Mutual Assist 

There may be nothing so devastating in life like chronic pain. It makes you feel like no one truly understands you anymore. That’s not true. There are several groups of people with chronic pain that provide education and support to concern individual.
Lower back pain - Mutual assist
They definitely understand your pain, they have it too and can provide a great deal of education to patients and families about pain, how to deal with it, and various treatments for it.

In conclusion, to be able to develop and defend one's self-confidence while having pain reduces anxiety and helps to maintain personal equilibrium, and sense of worth despite devaluation. Thus, respectful, accepting and concerned treatment from significant others and history of successes helps responding better to pain.