This is amazing. Originally posted by "Sarita" years ago and found and re-posted by "abundance72", it is long but it's full of wisdom: http://www.tmshelp.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=9001 I've don't think I've read anything better about what TMS is and how to take it out. I even agree with her (?) about most journaling. For me, I just spewed "rage on a page" for years until IFS taught me how to go deeper. Journaling is great stuff if/when it works and now it does work for me.