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Day 2 Anxiety stronger

Discussion in 'Structured Educational Program' started by Dfrancks, Sep 26, 2015.

  1. Dfrancks

    Dfrancks Newcomer

    As I start to address my extreme knee and leg pain as TMS I feel myself having even more anxiety about it not being the true cause of the pain. Is this normal? I am having such strong notions of an entire life of unresolved pain and the anxiety is just skyrocketing.
  2. mike2014

    mike2014 Beloved Grand Eagle

    Yes that's normal, if I were you I'd try deep breathing or meditation to calm the anxiety.
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  3. Walt Oleksy

    Walt Oleksy Beloved Grand Eagle

    Two things help me a lot whenever I have anxiety: deep breathing and laughing. Not at the same time, of course.

    I also got a boost from the homily at Mass today. The priest reminded us of the Bible saying "Keep a sense of humor,
    even in the most difficult times."

    I also keep busy. When I'm doing something, anything, I forget anxiety and worry. My darling dog Annie is keeping me busy...
    she's getting on in years and pees in the house a lot, usually on the kitchen tile floor and not on the carpets. I keep busy mopping it up. haha.
  4. KevinB

    KevinB Well known member

    Yes, normal, and will pass. Dr Sarno addresses this in his research, I suggest reading his books. And just remember, it will pass, it is just another form of TMS.

    Stay strong.


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