1. Alan has completed the new Pain Recovery Program. To read or share it, use this updated link: https://www.tmswiki.org/forum/painrecovery/
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  1. Cactusflower liked JanAtheCPA's post in the thread Try Reading SARNO and stop the warm and fuzzies.

    It might be generational, @Ellen! This is an extremely gross generality but there is a difference in the way children have been raised...

    Apr 12, 2024 at 1:24 PM
  2. Cactusflower liked Ellen's post in the thread Try Reading SARNO and stop the warm and fuzzies.

    I've struggled over my 10 years on this site with the best way to help others. I used to be much nicer and gentler with my advice. But...

    Apr 12, 2024 at 12:06 PM
  3. Cactusflower replied to the thread Great success with Back Pain, Currently struggling with Hip Pain.

    Anger is exactly what Sarno tells you to explore. It's not the conscious anger, the stuff you are aware of, but the unconscious anger,...

    Apr 12, 2024 at 12:45 AM
  4. Cactusflower liked Booble's post in the thread Ignoring Chronic Fatigue?.

    Hi Maria, I'm also on the Phoenix Rising CFS/ME forum -- which I was on before finding Sarno/TMS. Sometimes I read the posts and feel...

    Apr 12, 2024 at 12:09 AM
  5. Cactusflower replied to the thread Resources for accepting and not resisting the pain?.

    Dr. Sarno suggests getting back to life! Get more going on! Begin engaging in your interests and activities.

    Apr 11, 2024 at 9:46 PM
  6. Cactusflower replied to the thread Ignoring Chronic Fatigue?.

    The "Stress" or anxiety caused by journaling is usually very temporary. It only increases as you begin to dig into the source of the...

    Apr 11, 2024 at 2:53 PM
  7. Cactusflower replied to the thread Ignoring Chronic Fatigue?.

    Other than ignoring symptoms, what do you do for your TMS?

    Apr 11, 2024 at 11:28 AM
  8. Cactusflower replied to the thread Should I completely ignore all physical symptoms and only think about repressed emotions?.

    Alan’s program differs from Dr. Sarno in that there is much less emphasis on emotions. At this point, you think in overall...

    Apr 10, 2024 at 3:06 AM
  9. Cactusflower replied to the thread Should I completely ignore all physical symptoms and only think about repressed emotions?.

    Yes. If you can do something with pain, but are still able to do it, do it. Practice telling yourself you are fine, that this is...

    Apr 10, 2024 at 12:53 AM
  10. Cactusflower replied to the thread Penile Pain.

    Hi @marco12345 We can't actually tell you if this is neuroplastic pain or not, that's something for you to decide. We can help you look...

    Apr 9, 2024 at 2:32 PM
  11. Cactusflower replied to the thread TMS pain and proven chronic injury.

    Hi @melkien I think you are looking for something very specific, and not recognizing a few things about TMS theory. It doesn’t address...

    Apr 8, 2024 at 10:47 AM
  12. Cactusflower replied to the thread Losing Hope.

    Shadowson, I suggest looking into EMDR therapy. It is loosely based on REM sleep. Although they aren’t quite sure how it works, science...

    Apr 8, 2024 at 1:03 AM