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DAY 22 More Proof of TMS?

Discussion in 'Structured Educational Program' started by SME61, Aug 16, 2016.

  1. SME61

    SME61 Peer Supporter

    Hi All
    Strange thing happened yesterday, I was talking to my myofascial therapist in a session reading her my journal and after I was done I experienced a bad pain in my butt possibly hip.bursitis. Talking about my feelings manifested the pain I think.
    After 30 minutes of myofascial therapy, I actually felt her pull the pain out of my butt and had it go into my back where it dissappeard. I could not believe it!

    No I am pretty convinced this is my mind causing pain (TMS) now the ultimate question is, how do we calm the mind down enough to put an end to this once and for all?

    Has anyone had an experience like this?
    I now need to figure out how to be able to do this on my own. Any suggestilns

    Steve
     
  2. Walt Oleksy

    Walt Oleksy Beloved Grand Eagle

    Hi, SME. I think the results you are seeking will come from journaling to discover repressed emotions. You experienced relief after
    reading your journal to your therapist. You need to increase your belief in TMS. "Pretty convinced" does not satisfy your subconscious mind. It has to be 100 percent. That may not be easy, but it's necessary to heal.

    I suggest you can calm your mind down by practicing the Relaxation Response, a technique of meditation:

    Meditation is a time-honored way of relaxing the mind and relieving anxiety, mental stress, headaches, and even physical pain. There are many ways to practice meditation, but many consider the most successful to be a technique called the Relaxation Response (RR). It is a wonderful way to practice TMS Mindbody Healing because it changes harmful thinking in the subconscious mind which Dr. John Sarno says causes pain that is not caused by anything structural.


    The RR, practiced once or twice a day for 10, 15, or 20 minutes has a profound positive effect on the subconscious mind, relieving or curing everything from anxiety, hypertension, headaches, fatigue, nervousness, dizziness, high blood pressure, insomnia, stomach problems, all forms of pain including backaches, abdominal pain, muscle pain, neck, arm, and leg pain, and relieves side affects from cancer and AIDS.

    RR is like Transcendental Meditation which is taught by TM specialists who charge hundreds or thousands of dollars. But the RR is free and you can do it yourself.

    It is practiced, before a meal, and works best if not practiced within two hours after a meal. I do it in bed before arising in the morning and again in bed before falling sleep. Often, I only do it 5 or 10 minutes and it works to calm me and put me to sleep.

    Just sit in a chair (or lie in bed in the morning or at bedtime), close your eyes, don’t listen to any music, and try to avoid outside noises. Let your mind think of a word such as

    "One " which has no real meaning or association. Or say a calming word such as “Calm” or “Peace,” or add the faith or spiritual element by saying a favorite religious word or prayer. Breathe naturally or incorporate Deep Breathing by breathing in through the mouth to inflate the stomach, suck in the stomach while holding the breath for a few seconds, then say the word when you exhale through the mouth.

    Say the word silently over and over. At the end of the 10 to 20 minutes, picture and feel yourself as you were when you felt your best, and in a place where you felt that way.

    When distracting thoughts arise during the RR, as they will, just tell yourself, “Oh, well,” and go back to repeating your chosen word.

    My "word" is a prayer: "God loves me and is protecting me." I say it a few times and go right to sleep. If my mind wanders onto other things, I tell myself"Oh, well," and repeat my mantra silently while deep breathing.

    There are several free videos on Youtube about the Relaxation Response. I especially recommend these two by Dr. Benson:





    and this one which can put you to sleep:



    and

     

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