Don’t be alarmed by a diagnosis of ‘degenerative disc disease’. This is not a progressive, threatening disease.
It makes sense, right? Our success accelerates when we become more confident. This Confidence/Competence loop is described by psychologists as a feedback loop with confidence improving with competence and vice-versa. Without confidence, we revert to fear, and as a result we have a hard time taking action. When we become fearful, we get more tentative and procrastinate.
I was listening to a very popular life coach and founder of the "High Performance Academy", Brendon Burchard. It struck me how some of his advice would really help chronic back/neck patients.