How to Survive a Sting Ray Attack

stingray-3Have you ever had a run-in with a sting ray? If so, you know how agonizing the pain can be — and if not, I hope you won’t have that experience any time soon!

On my birthday, of all days, I had my first (and hopefully last!) sting from a sting ray.

Really, they should call it something other than a “sting”, which suggests a little discomfort, like you would get from a bee or a jelly fish.

A sting from a sting ray (as I found out) is far more excruciating than that!

But interestingly, the experience gave me a chance to really apply my lessons from yoga.

Yoga? And a sting ray? Click below to see how they are related!

Click here for a short video about my experience — and the surprising ways I dealt with the pain. Hint — it’s not what you think!

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