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Day 3 significance of physical activity

Discussion in 'Structured Educational Program' started by Sean, Apr 8, 2016.

  1. Sean

    Sean New Member

    Thoughts Day 3: the Id is persistent in its opposition to the ego & super ego...like a kid throwing a tantrum...the rational and mature parent gives in enough times and the behavior pattern is set...then it becomes more difficult to 'retrain' the child/id....but it can be done...not without pain!
    The TMS 'brat' is pretty clever...strike areas that reduce or eliminate physical activity that is so hugely beneficial and necessary...that makes it even harder to counter and deal with whatever is being repressed:mad:
    It is also adaptive...my TMS brat is pushing me away from cycling...I run and then another area (knee) hurts....so you have to battle on a new and/or additional site...bangheada...so today I ran, pelvis fine, knee hurt so for 20 minutes I just kept saying (silently) F*@# you or no F*@#ing way. Sorry if it's offensive but I works! I understand why Dr. Sarno encourages and recommends maintains activity...these perspectives aren't likely new to anyone but writing things down helps me a lot. Keep battling:punch:
  2. Gigi

    Gigi Well known member

    Sounds like you're on the right track, Sean.
    I sometimes find it helpful to tell off my subC in no uncertain terms. At other times, I feel more compassionate toward it, and I tell it that although it believes this pain pattern to be helpful it really is not, and so let me feel the feelings!
    Different approaches work for me at different times.
  3. Sean

    Sean New Member

    Hi Gigi, Thanks for reply...that is good to know and a good point...sometimes it's it's boxing gloves and sometimes it's the 'kid' gloves...awareness of the varied experiences and strategies is helpful and encouragingtiphata
  4. Andy Bayliss

    Andy Bayliss TMS Coach & Beloved Grand Eagle

    Yes, you're tuning into what arises, and experimenting. Great work!
  5. Sean

    Sean New Member

    tiphataThanks for the feedback

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