Recognize The Pain Time Line

Pain perception is about how appraisal triggers arousal (emotional response) in your body. Deepak Chopra explains that cognitive appraisal in the brain arouses only two impulses—pain or pleasure. We all want to avoid pain and experience pleasure.  Therefore, all the complicated emotional states we find ourselves in are because we are unable to obey these basic drives. [1] Pleasure seems to be managed well by most people and is a non-problem status. Pain though is any unpleasant sensory and … [Read more...]