What Chronic Pain Has Taught Me About Social Media

Jennifer Kane
Aug 10, 2016 · 4 min read
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1. People need distraction from themselves.

2. Epiphanies are more powerful when they can be implemented.

3. People want to share.

4. Reality is subjective.

5. No one wants to be alone.

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Author, advocate, educator, speaker, and chronic pain warrior. More info at jenkane.com

Pain Talks

Stories that share the lived experience of chronic pain opens up the dark space that people living with it experience. This is a collection of stories of resilient action, thoughtful questioning and defiant resistance to the daily challenges that pain brings.