What is pain? Is it just one thing, always undesirable, or does it have other qualities? Is it useful, at times even necessary? What is it like to live with chronic pain? 7 Facets: A Meditation on Pain is a short ebook about pain, its qualities, roles and impact on the people who live with it every day. Created as a poem in prose, this lyrical exploration of a difficult topic shines a light on an aspect of life which we prefer to ignore. Author Lene Andersen has lived with rheumatoid arthritis and chronic pain for over four decades. She uses this experience to delve deep within the meaning and essence of pain. 7 Facets: A Meditation on Pain is guaranteed to resonate with those who live with chronic pain and to help others better understand the realities of living with this condition.
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About the Author
Lene Andersen is an award-winning writer, health and disability advocate and photographer, living in Toronto, Canada. Born and raised in Denmark, Lene has had rheumatoid arthritis since she was four years old and has used a power wheelchair since her teens. She has a Masters Degree in Social Work and is the Community Leader of HealthCentral.com's RA site. The combination of personal and professional experience lends a unique quality to her writing about living with RA, chronic illness and disability. Lene emphasizes empowerment and positivity, focusing on capability and finding joy. She shares her home with a cat and too many books.