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Day 34 Interesting discoveries

Discussion in 'Structured Educational Program' started by Marian, Jul 7, 2014.

  1. Marian

    Marian Peer Supporter

    I said to my husband yesterday, "All these years I thought I was so strong. Turns out I was just really good at repression." We laughed, but it's totally true. What I thought was "coping" was actually suppression.

    So now, my pain is better, more or less, comes and goes, and I'm dealing mostly with the day to day need for mindfulness, and to watch where my attention is. The fear/attention cycle is my nemesis right now, which I think is true for many when the pain starts to go away.

    We notice that it is going away, attention brings it back, we get scared, the pain increases, and so on.

    So I'm doing the last days of the SEP slowly, mostly doing other things, not focusing overly much on TMS, but being mindful, trying to stay active, be grateful, be happy.
     
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  2. Eric "Herbie" Watson

    Eric "Herbie" Watson Beloved Grand Eagle

    This is awesome Marian, do exactly as you have been doing and as you plan to do and soon you will have your success story. Just keep reprogramming, your doing great. When do you write a success story from the pain, well... You will know, bless you. Congradulations.
     
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  3. Marian

    Marian Peer Supporter

    Thanks Eric. Every day I learn something new. I am sooooo looking forward to posting my success story. I don't know when it will happen, but I can imagine the feeling. Thanks for all you do. You are an ever present source of love and kindness.
     
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  4. Walt Oleksy

    Walt Oleksy Beloved Grand Eagle

    Hi, Marian. Herbie gave some great healing techniques advice last night in our call-in about our book.
    An audio of it will be posted here in a day or two and I hope you will listen to it.
     
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  5. Marian

    Marian Peer Supporter

    Thanks, Walt... I will do that!
     
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