Pain is nothing to fear; it’s something to understand.
– Byron Katie
I hesitate commenting on something already so clear, but will write a couple of things anyway.
A lot – or all? – of the discomfort of physical pain comes from our stories about it, and how we scare ourselves. It’s pain, is it true? What do I find when I examine it? Can I find actual pain in words, images and sensations? What’s the worst that can happen if I have physical pain? What do I find when I examine that further?
And the same with emotional pain. Is it really emotional pain? Can I find actual emotional pain in words, images or sensations?