Content by Dani Fagan

Charlotte Faul's Story - 15 years of chronic Sciatica
Although she has suffered for an intense period of time, her testimony doesn't focus much on her symptoms. Learn about her recovery milestones below.
Dan Buglio's Story - 13 years of chronic back pain
Dan's story is very similar to mine, in the way our symptoms BURST onto the scene. Find out more about his own recovery since finding Dr Sarno's work.
Jamie Sewell's Story - 30+ years of varied symptoms
An epic story through multiple layers of suffering to finally breaking through her headaches, carpal tunnel, back pain, fibromyalgia, you name it!
Deb Malkin's Story - knee pain and perfectionism
How self-sabotaging hypervigilant thoughts kept her from feeling safe in her body and kept pain signals firing. Until she discovered mind-body work!
Erika Hoffman - A Physician Assistant's recovery from TMS
Hear from Erika, a Physician's Assistant, who is recovering from TMS and who now hopes to use this knowledge to help her patients in the future!
Chazmith Newton - Brain Retraining with DNRS
A long courageous healing and self-discovery journey through the use of DNRS: Dynamic Neural Retraining System.
Grete Strunz - Knee pain, back pain and insomnia
An inspiring self-healing journey that highlights the importance of radical acceptance and the power of taking healing into your own hands.
Catherine McDonnell - Movement is Medicine
From chronic shoulder, hip, knee and back pain to running ultra marathons, This story is filled with so much inspiration and wisdom, you'll love it!
Karen Isaacs Goldman - Dr Sarno & Nicole Sachs Recovery Triumph
Years of chronic headaches, allergies, knee, back and hip pain, TMJ, and anxiety to a life of freedom, courage and total triumph over her symptoms.
Stacey Dicks - the importance of exposure therapy in TMS recovery
A story of courage resilience, and a wonderful example of how despite TMS, we can gradually retrain our bodies to back into physical activity.
Lu Lu Padmore - pelvic pain and the power of self compassion
A tough story to hear but one of really incredible courage and refusal to accept pain as a life sentence. Trigger Warning: suicide and sexual assault.
Phil de la Haye - a life transformed through chronic pain
A long and difficult journey turned around by the power of self-belief, determination and mind-body magic, this story is nothing short of miraculous.
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.
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.
My List of Daily Reminders & Affirmations
Dr Sarno coined a list of reminders many years ago and as I learned more about TMS I started to build my own list. Hopefully, it can help you too!
10 daily steps to chronic pain recovery
A shortlist of the 10 everyday steps I used that guided me through the TMS healing process.
The role of the psoas muscle in common TMS symptoms
Could this be the key to explaining why back pain, pelvic pain and digestive issues (amongst other symptoms) are so common in chronic pain suffering?
Journal prompts & ideas for emotional release
Excavating your emotions through journaling can be a real challenge, you might know what you need to write about but feel stuck on how to start.
The five 'F's of TMS mindset retraining
Dr Howards Schubiner's five 'F's, what NOT to do when healing from a stress illness, inspired by a recent episode from the Mind and Fitness Podcast.
How to dismantle self-limiting beliefs
Ideas and exercises I've been testing to render self-sabotage completely powerless so that it no longer triggers you or controls your life decisions.

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Recovery Journey Roadmap
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JournalSpeak by Nicole Sachs LCSW
JournalSpeak is a type of expressive writing therapy, founded and taught by psychotherapist Nicole Sachs LCSW and based on Dr Sarno's main principles.
Dan Buglio
Dan is a TMS Coach and content creator, posting new videos daily. Known as the "mindset man" he has a friendly and refreshing no-nonsense approach.
Nicole Sachs LCSW
Nicole Sachs is a speaker, author, podcaster and psychotherapist. She worked with Dr Sarno and founded JournalSpeak, which was pivotal in my recovery.
Heal Yourself from Within Guided Meditation
Effortlessly melt away stress and anxiety with one of my favourite meditations. No need to 'do' anything or have any previous experience, just listen.