FACT: Stress causes chronic physical conditions

Chronic pain and other persistent disorders (known collectively as TMS) can be caused by prolonged emotional strain. When the nervous system is stuck in sustained fight-or-flight symptoms can appear all over the body. But symptoms like pain do not necessarily equal damage and the good news is, this does NOT have to be a life sentence.

I'm Dani Fagan, find out how I became my own medicine and broke free from years of chronic back pain. Learn how to take your life back and heal yourself with the mind-body connection.

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Recovery Journey

The relationship between our emotions and physical disorders is still relatively misunderstood by today's western medical model, that typically prefers to treat only our symptoms and not the root causes.

Physical conditions such as chronic pain, fatigue, Fibromyalgia, migraines, Irritable Bowel Syndrome and many others that are rooted in repressed stress are collectively known as TMS (Tension Myositis Syndrome or The Mindbody Syndrome). TMS recovery involves addressing emotions and mindset instead of the physical body and is WILDLY successful for millions of people including me.

My Recovery Journey Roadmap highlights the techniques I used to recover from years of chronic pain that you can follow at home. Find out what to expect and how to manage along the way with all my favourite TMS resources and tools including my tailored Yoga for TMS program. Connect with experts, practitioners and thousands of others just like you that not only understand what you're going through but are waiting to help you. 

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What to expect

Find out everything I wish I had known at the beginning of my healing journey.

Latest Resources

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The Boulder Back Pain Study - Proof that a psychological approach can cure chronic pain
A groundbreaking study delivers some of the strongest evidence yet that a psychological approach can provide a cure for chronic pain patients.
Dani Fagan's interview with Dr Dan Ratner on the Crushing Doubt Podcast
I love Dan's approach so much. His energy is so warm and compassionate and just so enjoyable to be around. I hope you enjoy this as much as I did.
Mastering Mind-Body Wellness Course by Caroline Lee Dewey LMSW
A new 3-month group coaching course featuring JournalSpeak practices, self-study, live coaching calls, healing exercises, Yoga Nidra and breathwork.

Top Rated Resources

Meditate with me - Calming Yoga Nidra
A sample from one of my recent yoga classes, an introduction to the sedative benefits of Yoga Nidra (yogic sleep) - a deeply relaxing meditation.
The unexpected side effects of JournalSpeak by Nicole Sachs LCSW
When I started journaling I was hoping that it would cure my emotional wounds and my chronic pain, but what actually happened really shocked me.
How to FEEL your feelings physically, and why it matters in TMS recovery
Allowing our repressed emotions to surface and feeling them fully somatically is key to the nervous system regulating out of fight-or-flight.

Your Stories

Hear inspirational conversations with members of the chronic pain community - sharing insightful milestones and discoveries along their own individual TMS journeys.
Your Stories - Dani Fagan - my chronic pain to self-love story
Charlotte Faul hosts Your Stories this week to interview me! An honest and vulnerable conversation of moving through pain and finding purpose.
Your Stories - Kounthea Richards - Complete recovery from Lupus
From complete rock bottom considering ending her life to thriving, healthy and vibrant. You won't want to miss this special episode with Kounthea.
Dr Dan Ratner - the effect of self-esteem on chronic pain
A fun and insightful conversation with Psychologist, Podcast host and mind-body expert, discussing the importance of self-empowerment in TMS recovery.
I read my affirmations aloud every day, I take time to hear and believe every word...