Managing moods

It is very common for living with persistent pain to get you down. You may feel depressed, angry, frustrated and stressed. Although these emotions are understandable, they actually make pain signals in the body worse.

These pages offer tools, tips and knowledge to help you manage your moods. Many people with pain have found coping better with moods can lead to less pain which improves their quality of life.

Making mood changes is not easy and often takes practice – but, importantly, it usually works.