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Most Liked Posts

These are the 100 most-liked posts ever

  1. Dorado

    How I healed from a myriad of symptoms

    [QUOTE]If you think you have an incurable disease, you are right. If you think your problem is curable, then you are also right. - Dr....
    Posted By
    Dorado
    Date
    Jun 8, 2018
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    65
  2. Alan Gordon LCSW

    Day 1: Introduction

    [C_TITLE][phonefont=80]Day 1: [/phonefont][/C_TITLE][C_DAY][phonefont=80]Introduction[/phonefont][/C_DAY] As the director of a pain...
    Posted By
    Alan Gordon LCSW
    Date
    Jul 11, 2017
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    62
  3. Ellen

    Recovery from 20 years of fibromyalgia and a lifetime of migraines

    It is my two year anniversary of learning about TMS and I realize I still haven't written out my success story. This is not because I'm...
    Posted By
    Ellen
    Date
    Apr 4, 2015
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    53
  4. Alan Gordon LCSW

    A word about outcome independence

    One of the clearest paths to eliminating your symptoms is to take away the pain's power by overcoming your preoccupation with it....
    Posted By
    Alan Gordon LCSW
    Date
    Sep 4, 2012
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    50
  5. balto

    healed for 10+ years

    This is my first post here. Just joined last night. I am a member at tmshelp.com forum for a couple years and post frequently over...
    Posted By
    balto
    Date
    Jan 19, 2014
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    47
  6. Christie Uipi MSW

    Day 10: Somatic Tracking II: Anxiety Strikes Back

    [QUOTE="Mooreck, post: 86512, member: 1493"]I am not conscious of being anxious although I almost certainly am. I am however very aware...
    Posted By
    Christie Uipi MSW
    Date
    Jul 21, 2017
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    46
  7. Lily Rose

    Day 4: Breaking the Pain Cycle

    [QUOTE="Alan Gordon LCSW, post: 85726, member: 131"]If you overcome your fear, the pain will follow. So in truth, this is not a pain...
    Posted By
    Lily Rose
    Date
    Jul 14, 2017
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    43
  8. avik

    This changed everything for me. If you are in pain, pls read:

    Hello all- I think I may have discovered a correlation that (I hope) will bring people some relief from their pain. Granted many of...
    Posted By
    avik
    Date
    Nov 28, 2015
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    43
  9. Alan Gordon LCSW

    Day 2: The Nature of Pain

    [C_FONT][C_TITLE]Day 2: [/C_TITLE][C_DAY]The Nature of Pain[/C_DAY] To better understand the treatment techniques we’ll be going over...
    Posted By
    Alan Gordon LCSW
    Date
    Jul 12, 2017
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    42
  10. Alan Gordon LCSW

    Day 8: The Ignition for Change

    [QUOTE="NicoleB34, post: 86299, member: 6078"]i dont exactly pressure myself, if anything, i'm a type B personality and i feel guilt...
    Posted By
    Alan Gordon LCSW
    Date
    Jul 19, 2017
    Likes
    39
  11. nguyeq12

    100% Healed

    Hi everyone! I would have never believed anyone if they were to tell me that I would to heal from TMS, but here I am... 5 years later,...
    Posted By
    nguyeq12
    Date
    Feb 21, 2015
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    38
  12. bluesboy63

    Day 11: Pain Reprocessing

    One thing that is extremely important to understand is how this all ties together. TMS theory has evolved for a long time. From Dr....
    Posted By
    bluesboy63
    Date
    Jul 28, 2017
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    36
  13. Ellen

    Day 14: Fostering Empowerment

    Just a brief reminder that you can substitute any TMS symptom for the word "pain" in using the approach above. I finally recovered from...
    Posted By
    Ellen
    Date
    Jul 25, 2017
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    35
  14. Alan Gordon LCSW

    Day 10: Somatic Tracking II: Anxiety Strikes Back

    [C_FONT][C_TITLE]Day 10: [/C_TITLE][C_DAY]Somatic Tracking II: Anxiety Strikes Back[/C_DAY] [C_HEADINGD]A Tale of Two...
    Posted By
    Alan Gordon LCSW
    Date
    Jul 21, 2017
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    35
  15. tattvamasi

    Why am I still in pain? Why doesn't it work?

    There is a general misconception about TMS that is the reason why people are having trouble and are on this forum, searching for help. I...
    Posted By
    tattvamasi
    Date
    Jun 10, 2015
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    35
  16. bluesboy63

    Day 11: Pain Reprocessing

    [QUOTE="itmsw, post: 87126, member: 6027"]Hi rbmunkin, I dont want to speak for Alan, but I think he may mean that you are sitting and...
    Posted By
    bluesboy63
    Date
    Jul 28, 2017
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    34
  17. Christie Uipi MSW

    Day 5: Changing Your Brain

    [QUOTE="Eugene, post: 85910, member: 5490"]That's terrific and so kind of you - and awesome impromptu recording. So good that it...
    Posted By
    Christie Uipi MSW
    Date
    Jul 15, 2017
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    34
  18. bikebum

    Success Story without Repressed Emotions

    [B]Summary [/B] This is my story of conquering back pain! I started getting pain about 3 months after beginning my office job. I...
    Posted By
    bikebum
    Date
    Mar 9, 2014
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    34
  19. Ellen

    Recovery from Chronic Insomnia

    [B][U]Recovery from Chronic Insomnia[/U][/B] I recovered from chronic TMS (The Mindbody Syndrome) pain (fibromyalgia and migraine) in...
    Posted By
    Ellen
    Date
    Aug 1, 2017
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    33
  20. Steve Ozanich

    TMS Healing Mistakes Made

    I wanted to try to help some people who are confused and stuck in healing, so I'll add to this thread as we go. Everyone is stuck in...
    Posted By
    Steve Ozanich
    Date
    Sep 24, 2013
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    32
  21. Forest

    Day 20: Embracing Joy

    This, I think, is the most important day of the program. Good things come to those who wait! The following quote is, I believe, a...
    Posted By
    Forest
    Date
    Aug 2, 2017
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    31
  22. IndiMarshall

    Healed from chronic chronic back pain.. I Love Myself baby!!

    Hey all..! Some of you might know me ..Am a 32 yr male from India based in UK.. I was active here during the middle part of 2015. Just...
    Posted By
    IndiMarshall
    Date
    Jan 11, 2017
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    31
  23. Eric "Herbie" Watson

    Lessons From Claire Weekes

    Here is a checklist of the most important lessons I learned from Claire's book -- Hope and Help for your Nerves. She has 4 terms that...
    Posted By
    Eric "Herbie" Watson
    Date
    Feb 22, 2014
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    31
  24. Baseball65

    Open Letter to the people NOT getting better, or to those who want it FAST

    "Hi. I am (blank) and I have been doing this for 5 years. I still have back pain, heart palpitations, digestive issues and knee pain.......
    Posted By
    Baseball65
    Date
    Jul 8, 2020
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    30
  25. Tuniguts

    FREEDOM! How I recovered from years of chronic pain and anxiety

    If you are reading this, you probably have read countless stories of people in pain. My story isn't any different. Years of mysterious...
    Posted By
    Tuniguts
    Date
    Sep 25, 2018
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    29
  26. Bodhigirl

    Day 12: Cognitive Soothing

    Seeking safety, a sense of being home, is perhaps the most basic human need. This practice of self-soothing is something that has only...
    Posted By
    Bodhigirl
    Date
    Jul 22, 2017
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    29
  27. Alan Gordon LCSW

    Day 9: Somatic Tracking

    [C_FONT][C_TITLE]Day 9: [/C_TITLE][C_DAY]Somatic Tracking[/C_DAY] To the amusement of most of my friends, I still use a flip phone. I...
    Posted By
    Alan Gordon LCSW
    Date
    Jul 20, 2017
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    29
  28. Alan Gordon LCSW

    Day 4: Breaking the Pain Cycle

    [C_FONT][C_TITLE]Day 4: [/C_TITLE][C_DAY]Breaking the Pain Cycle[/C_DAY] My two-year-old niece is incredibly rambunctious. The day she...
    Posted By
    Alan Gordon LCSW
    Date
    Jul 14, 2017
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    29
  29. Dasgo218

    How I was freed from fibromyalgia, peripheral neuropathy, and chronic back pain.

    I am a 52 year old man. I started having back pain when I was a teenager. I “sprained” my back when I was 15 years old, and was...
    Posted By
    Dasgo218
    Date
    Jan 11, 2016
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    29
  30. ezer

    Pelvic Pain - Healed

    Hello everyone, I suffered from chronic pelvic pain since 2002. I fell on a wet marble floor and had pain since. Following is a short...
    Posted By
    ezer
    Date
    Jun 23, 2015
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    29
  31. plum

    Day 20: Embracing Joy

    The wonders of the universe never cease...:p A horrid day yesterday (family bullshit) meant I was mid-way between a blue funk and a...
    Posted By
    plum
    Date
    Aug 2, 2017
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    28
  32. plum

    Day 7: Pressure and Criticism

    [QUOTE="Eugene, post: 86230, member: 5490"]For the first five days of reading this new program I was do brilliantly. I was really...
    Posted By
    plum
    Date
    Jul 18, 2017
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    28
  33. Alan Gordon LCSW

    Day 7: Pressure and Criticism

    [C_FONT][C_TITLE]Day 7: [/C_TITLE][C_DAY]Pressure and Criticism[/C_DAY] Before we dive into techniques to help generate an overall...
    Posted By
    Alan Gordon LCSW
    Date
    Jul 18, 2017
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    28
  34. Alan Gordon LCSW

    Day 5: Changing Your Brain

    [C_FONT][C_TITLE]Day 5: [/C_TITLE][C_DAY]Changing Your Brain[/C_DAY] When I first made the decision that I wasn’t going to be afraid of...
    Posted By
    Alan Gordon LCSW
    Date
    Jul 15, 2017
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    28
  35. SelWylde

    I reclaimed my life

    This is my first post here, but I hope this does not discourage anyone from finding hope in my story. First, I'll tell you about me. I...
    Posted By
    SelWylde
    Date
    Jun 2, 2016
    Likes
    28
  36. AnitaV

    My TMS Recovery Plan

    Hi everyone. I have shared my story of recovery in the following thread:...
    Posted By
    AnitaV
    Date
    May 11, 2016
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    28
  37. Andy Bayliss

    Foot Pain Remarkable Recovery

    Introducing myself with my success story: Healthy active 40's backcountry skier, canoer, hiker, worked as wilderness ranger...then:...
    Posted By
    Andy Bayliss
    Date
    May 5, 2013
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    28
  38. jjbuckler

    Day 7: Pressure and Criticism

    Over the last few days, it seems like the stuff that Alan is writing and speaking about was done specifically FOR ME. Its resonating...
    Posted By
    jjbuckler
    Date
    Jul 18, 2017
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    27
  39. HattieNC

    Hope-for those that take a long time to heal

    Since I visit the TMS Wiki during my lunch break at work, I'm not able to post very often. But, recently I've been seeing more folks...
    Posted By
    HattieNC
    Date
    Apr 9, 2018
    Likes
    26
  40. Christie Uipi MSW

    Day 11: Pain Reprocessing

    In continuation of my previous comment, the second prong of this program is meant to help you feel safer in response to, or in the face...
    Posted By
    Christie Uipi MSW
    Date
    Jul 28, 2017
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    26
  41. MellieV

    Finally ready to call it a SUCCESS!

    I've been away from the boards and website for quite a while now, since shortly after completing the SEP. I started the program January...
    Posted By
    MellieV
    Date
    Jul 6, 2016
    Likes
    26
  42. Gigi

    Recovery is sweet!!!

    I've been encouraged to write my story, so here goes! My first bout of debilitating back pain occurred when I was about 13. My mother...
    Posted By
    Gigi
    Date
    Jul 20, 2013
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    26
  43. Alan Gordon LCSW

    Day 20: Embracing Joy

    [C_FONT][C_TITLE]Day 20: [/C_TITLE][C_DAY]Embracing Joy[/C_DAY] Every year at UCLA, there’s an event called Spring Sing. 5000 people...
    Posted By
    Alan Gordon LCSW
    Date
    Aug 2, 2017
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    25
  44. Bodhigirl

    Day 7: Pressure and Criticism

    [QUOTE="Benjuwa, post: 86255, member: 6123"]Thank you all for reminding me to not do to much at one time. Everything I do I want results...
    Posted By
    Bodhigirl
    Date
    Jul 18, 2017
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    25
  45. Alan Gordon LCSW

    Day 6: The Fear Matrix

    [C_FONT][C_TITLE]Day 6: [/C_TITLE][C_DAY]The Fear Matrix[/C_DAY] Yesterday I gave you your first homework assignment: start paying...
    Posted By
    Alan Gordon LCSW
    Date
    Jul 17, 2017
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    25
  46. plum

    Day 2: The Nature of Pain

    May I be the first to say I'm loving the gentle humour that brings light and understanding to one goddam complicated subject...
    Posted By
    plum
    Date
    Jul 12, 2017
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    25
  47. Alan Gordon LCSW

    People-pleasing isn't really people-pleasing

    [aska_a]Oh, the people-pleaser, that altruistic being...Always putting other's needs ahead of their own, taking care of everyone but...
    Posted By
    Alan Gordon LCSW
    Date
    Aug 3, 2016
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    25
  48. Forest

    Questions for today's webinar with Alan about the new free program

    [B]Question 3:[/B] My question is this: two things I've heard or read: according to the theories of TMS: 1. The more a neural pathway...
    Posted By
    Forest
    Date
    Aug 19, 2017
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    24
  49. Ellen

    Day 4: Breaking the Pain Cycle

    I am one of those that has had difficulty with the concept that the fear of the pain is what is perpetuating it, since it isn't...
    Posted By
    Ellen
    Date
    Jul 14, 2017
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    24
  50. Alicia Batson MD

    A Physician's TMS story - RSI, Hyperacusis and much more.....

    I am often asked what “my story” is. Everyone who has suffered from Tension Myositis Syndrome (TMS) or a Psychophysiologic Disorder...
    Posted By
    Alicia Batson MD
    Date
    Mar 11, 2015
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    24
  51. Jules

    I Can Finally Say IT! I’m A Success Story!!

    After 20 plus years of TMS and over five years of doing the work and not giving up, but giving in, I can finally say I am CURED! From...
    Posted By
    Jules
    Date
    Dec 12, 2018
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    23
  52. Ellen

    Day 17: Leaning in to Your Feelings

    I'm having a difficult time distinguishing between "letting go" and avoidance. For example, in the Simpson's clip above where Homer has...
    Posted By
    Ellen
    Date
    Jul 31, 2017
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    23
  53. bluesboy63

    Day 11: Pain Reprocessing

    [QUOTE="Lunarlass66, post: 87135, member: 5310"]This is an excellent reply and very well thought out... My only issue is this...
    Posted By
    bluesboy63
    Date
    Jul 28, 2017
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    23
  54. Alan Gordon LCSW

    Day 12: Cognitive Soothing

    [C_FONT][C_TITLE]Day 12: [/C_TITLE][C_DAY]Cognitive Soothing[/C_DAY] [C_HEADINGD]Of Two Minds[/C_HEADINGD] Over the past eight days,...
    Posted By
    Alan Gordon LCSW
    Date
    Jul 22, 2017
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    23
  55. Walt Oleksy (RIP 2021)

    Day 8: The Ignition for Change

    I find it helps to think about or make a list of the best things I've accomplished. Also, to think about the people who love me and...
    Posted By
    Walt Oleksy (RIP 2021)
    Date
    Jul 19, 2017
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    23
  56. plum

    Day 8: The Ignition for Change

    [QUOTE="Ellen, post: 86304, member: 1370"]The scenario about the bullying seems like a fairy tale to me. I was bullied and criticized at...
    Posted By
    plum
    Date
    Jul 19, 2017
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    23
  57. Alan Gordon LCSW

    Day 8: The Ignition for Change

    [C_FONT][C_TITLE]Day 8: [/C_TITLE][C_DAY]The Ignition for Change[/C_DAY] Imagine that you're sending your 5-year-old child off to...
    Posted By
    Alan Gordon LCSW
    Date
    Jul 19, 2017
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    23
  58. Alan Gordon LCSW

    Day 7: Pressure and Criticism

    Plum, you took the words right out of my mouth! Eugene, there are several different reasons why you could have had a set-back, perhaps...
    Posted By
    Alan Gordon LCSW
    Date
    Jul 18, 2017
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    23
  59. Noli12

    Overcoming Pain (Back, hips, and neck)

    My story begins with a bike ride. On July 15th, 2012 I was on a one-hundred mile bike ride when an abnormal pressure manifested in my...
    Posted By
    Noli12
    Date
    Dec 28, 2015
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    23
  60. Steve Ozanich

    Fear versus Love

    [SIZE=5] At the heart of pain is fear. The fear of failure is due to the fear of being shamed/rejected, and the fear of being...
    Posted By
    Steve Ozanich
    Date
    Nov 7, 2014
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    23
  61. balto

    Key to healing

    The list below belong to a member on tms help forum with the screen name ACE1. He is a former tms patient of doctor Sarno, he is also a...
    Posted By
    balto
    Date
    Jan 21, 2014
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    23
  62. Baseball65

    If you are reading this, You are going to die

    In spite of the many comments I do make on this board, I read and pass on many, many more...... The context of the sufferer's dilemma...
    Posted By
    Baseball65
    Date
    May 22, 2020
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    22
  63. Dorado

    How I healed from a myriad of symptoms

    Also, below is the success story of a member named Hillbilly from the TMSHelp forum - a member directed me to this story when I first...
    Posted By
    Dorado
    Date
    Jun 9, 2018
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    22
  64. MentorCoach

    Day 4: Breaking the Pain Cycle

    Now I'm beginning to believe that repressed, unbearable emotions was what first set off my pain, but is not what has sustained it. I...
    Posted By
    MentorCoach
    Date
    Jul 14, 2017
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    22
  65. Ryan

    To give you hope

    Enjoy [MEDIA=youtube]tUGS6LA-TTE[/MEDIA]
    Posted By
    Ryan
    Date
    Apr 6, 2016
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    22
  66. Livvygurl

    Livvygurl's TMS Story

    [COLOR=#333399][SIZE=3][COLOR=#000000][FONT=Times New Roman]My family did not express their emotions freely. I was a pretty emotional...
    Posted By
    Livvygurl
    Date
    Jul 2, 2012
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    22
  67. Alan Gordon LCSW

    How to get rid of your pain in 7 minutes

    [aska_a]Okay, confession, I wrote this question myself. Here's the deal. During group supervision last week, we were talking about the...
    Posted By
    Alan Gordon LCSW
    Date
    Feb 1, 2016
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    21
  68. Eric "Herbie" Watson

    Claire Weekes Audio

    [FONT=Verdana]These audio recordings of Claire Weekes have gotten me through a lot [/FONT] [FONT=Verdana]Part 1 [/FONT]...
    Posted By
    Eric "Herbie" Watson
    Date
    Aug 26, 2013
    Likes
    21
  69. Lori

    Bye bye back pain/tingling/numbness

    [COLOR=#333399][FONT=trebuchet ms]Hi all. Here is my healed-from-TMS story from several years ago. Hope you find it...
    Posted By
    Lori
    Date
    Jun 30, 2013
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    21
  70. Steve Ozanich

    Seeking the Grail

    Currently, the most common question people are asking me is if they need to un-Earth the "exact thing" that is causing their TMS...
    Posted By
    Steve Ozanich
    Date
    Aug 22, 2012
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    21
  71. Alan Gordon LCSW

    Day 21: Paving Your Own Path

    [C_FONT][C_TITLE]Day 21: [/C_TITLE][C_DAY]Paving Your Own Path[/C_DAY] Two psychologists out of Columbia University conducted a unique...
    Posted By
    Alan Gordon LCSW
    Date
    Aug 3, 2017
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    20
  72. Lily Rose

    Day 8: The Ignition for Change

    Learning to 'self-care' is a long process, and each person will find their own particular path for this journey. Through my 16th and...
    Posted By
    Lily Rose
    Date
    Jul 19, 2017
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    20
  73. balto

    Day 6: The Fear Matrix

    [QUOTE="Yael, post: 86099, member: 229"]I live (and have always lived) in constant fear and doubt about absolutely everything- my mind...
    Posted By
    balto
    Date
    Jul 17, 2017
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    20
  74. Wendyc

    I can't even believe it, a list of improvements

    I still can't believe how much better I feel. I've had pain in my neck for maybe 10 yrs or so, plus shoulder and chest etc. IBS...
    Posted By
    Wendyc
    Date
    Feb 21, 2017
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    20
  75. Jules

    Update!! Guys, I did it!

    I had to come in here and post my success story, only because I have been on this forum for 3 plus years and got so much good advice and...
    Posted By
    Jules
    Date
    Apr 11, 2020
    Likes
    19
  76. Dorado

    How I healed from a myriad of symptoms

    Nope, I did not follow any particular treatment/recovery plan. I'm not saying these types of methods are incapable of helping anyone,...
    Posted By
    Dorado
    Date
    Jun 9, 2018
    Likes
    19
  77. plum

    Day 13: Overcoming Uncertainty

    Having being in the 1% where it was Worst Case Scenario, I have to tell you that [I]it really is ok. [/I]At some point you wake up and...
    Posted By
    plum
    Date
    Jul 24, 2017
    Likes
    19
  78. Emre

    Day 12: Cognitive Soothing

    [QUOTE="Alan Gordon LCSW, post: 86599, member: 131"][C_FONT][C_TITLE]Day 11: [/C_TITLE][C_DAY]Cognitive Soothing[/C_DAY] Over the past...
    Posted By
    Emre
    Date
    Jul 22, 2017
    Likes
    19
  79. Alan Gordon LCSW

    Day 5: Changing Your Brain

    [QUOTE="hambone, post: 85916, member: 1774"]Alan- I love your approach, great series. As a layman I've coached a lot of pain sufferers...
    Posted By
    Alan Gordon LCSW
    Date
    Jul 15, 2017
    Likes
    19
  80. balto

    healed for 10+ years

    thank you for all the warm welcomes. Hi Mermaid, when too strong a negative event happened in our life, tms symptoms will appear. We...
    Posted By
    balto
    Date
    Jan 21, 2014
    Likes
    19
  81. beep

    Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Cured! Plus many equivalents, alive again!

    I've experienced many ailments since I was young (about 10) that I now realize were TMS and which have nearly all been resolved at this...
    Posted By
    beep
    Date
    May 28, 2019
    Likes
    18
  82. Christie Uipi MSW

    Day 11: Pain Reprocessing

    Today's post seems to have stirred up a mix of things: some clarity, some confusion, some hope, and a good dose of fear. I want to...
    Posted By
    Christie Uipi MSW
    Date
    Jul 28, 2017
    Likes
    18
  83. Bodhigirl

    Day 10: Somatic Tracking II: Anxiety Strikes Back

    I am loving this journey with you all. Alan, your sense of humor is such a balm in the demonstrations when you say "Great!" when...
    Posted By
    Bodhigirl
    Date
    Jul 21, 2017
    Likes
    18
  84. plum

    Day 10: Somatic Tracking II: Anxiety Strikes Back

    Two things: 1. [I]"TMS arises in those with a strong mindbody connection. Not everyone can generate such powerful physical sensations...
    Posted By
    plum
    Date
    Jul 21, 2017
    Likes
    18
  85. NicoleB34

    Day 8: The Ignition for Change

    i dont exactly pressure myself, if anything, i'm a type B personality and i feel guilt over that, like i'm unmovtivated, lazy, and a...
    Posted By
    NicoleB34
    Date
    Jul 19, 2017
    Likes
    18
  86. Bodhigirl

    Day 7: Pressure and Criticism

    Oh, gosh, I remember Steve Sax! How humiliated he was. So young. So much promise. A golden boy. Glad to be reminded he did come back...
    Posted By
    Bodhigirl
    Date
    Jul 18, 2017
    Likes
    18
  87. spunky

    Day 5: Changing Your Brain

    [QUOTE="MicheleRenee, post: 85885, member: 5352"]i really like how this program seems to be more about confronting fear than anything....
    Posted By
    spunky
    Date
    Jul 15, 2017
    Likes
    18
  88. plum

    Day 2: The Nature of Pain

    [QUOTE="MentorCoach, post: 85573, member: 5244"]I am one of those people. I hear this talk all the time..."self-soothe," "be kind to...
    Posted By
    plum
    Date
    Jul 12, 2017
    Likes
    18
  89. JayB

    My TMS Success Story (anxiety, tinnitus, skin crawling, back pain)

    I am a 47-year old man and have lived in Los Angeles with my wife for twenty years. I am a happy person, friendly, and think I have a...
    Posted By
    JayB
    Date
    Feb 9, 2016
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    18
  90. Steve Ozanich

    TMS Pain While Sitting

    [I]When the cheeks hit the chair, there's nothing but(t) despair.[/I] Several people have emailed me about their pain when sitting....
    Posted By
    Steve Ozanich
    Date
    May 10, 2014
    Likes
    18
  91. Forest

    Understanding and Overcoming Fear

    Hey everyone, Fear is a huge part of TMS. A lot of us start TMS treatment after being in pain for a long time. We have been...
    Posted By
    Forest
    Date
    Apr 5, 2012
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    18
  92. plum

    TMS 0: Me 1

    Way back in the mists of time, I joined the TMS site that existed before this wiki. I told the good people there about the terrible pain...
    Posted By
    plum
    Date
    Dec 28, 2020
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    17
  93. savasana

    MUST READ IF YOU WANT TO DEFEAT TMS

    There’s only ONE THING that you need to understand if you want to get better and it’s not what you think it is. It is simply this:...
    Posted By
    savasana
    Date
    Oct 24, 2019
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    17
  94. plum

    Day 21: Paving Your Own Path

    goodbye..? oh no, please. Can't we go back to page one and do it all over again ~ Winnie The Pooh Heartfelt thanks to Alan and his...
    Posted By
    plum
    Date
    Aug 3, 2017
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    17
  95. Alan Gordon LCSW

    Day 19: Extinction Bursts

    [QUOTE="nightcountry, post: 87535, member: 2523"]Hi Alan How does one know if the sudden pain flare is an extinction burst or just...
    Posted By
    Alan Gordon LCSW
    Date
    Aug 1, 2017
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    17
  96. Walt Oleksy (RIP 2021)

    Day 15: Mastery Experience

    I am 87, a self-employed writer working from home for more than 40 years. I love it. I don't work at the mercy of other people's...
    Posted By
    Walt Oleksy (RIP 2021)
    Date
    Jul 26, 2017
    Likes
    17
  97. Bodhigirl

    Day 7: Pressure and Criticism

    [QUOTE="Char83, post: 86241, member: 6112"]Alan, I agree with the pressure to get better. I try everything, relaxation, breathing etc...
    Posted By
    Bodhigirl
    Date
    Jul 18, 2017
    Likes
    17
  98. Mark W

    Low Back Pain and Sciatica Healed: My TMS Success Story

    I’m putting a short version for those who just want the basics of my story, and then the full version for those that want to read the...
    Posted By
    Mark W
    Date
    Jun 6, 2015
    Likes
    17
  99. Colly

    My TMS success story

    Good day readers. I'm new to this site but have been checking in for almost a year now since discovering Dr Sarno and the term 'TMS'....
    Posted By
    Colly
    Date
    Feb 6, 2014
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    17
  100. psychosomatic

    Complete Success Story Uploaded on Youtube

    Hello Everyone! I'm excited to announce that I've finally completed my success story in video format and uploaded it to YouTube...
    Posted By
    psychosomatic
    Date
    Jan 8, 2014
    Likes
    17