Why we hurt. Learning from my patients ; Understanding chronic pain ; Opioid medications and chronic pain ; Do addiction and chronic pain have similarities? ; The brain ; Neuroplasticity ; The mind ; The mind and chronic pain ; Three minds ; Autobiographical narrative ; Chronic stress ; Adversity ; Why do I suffer? ; Coping ; Feeling -- How we heal: exercises. Introduction to the exercises ; Balance ; Conclusion: retraining mind and body.