A different way to think about pain

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We are designed to heal and our nervous systems are intended to move toward health
— Tyler Orr, LPC

Hi there!

While I (Kelly) was off skiing Darlene hosted our first guest!

Darlene did an excellent job interviewing Tyler Orr who’s an LPC specializing in pain and other medically unexplained conditions. Fascinating!  

Tyler explains how childhood traumas (big or small) can manifest into conditions and chronic pain.

He also explains tension in the body and what the brain is telling you to do using these sensations. This is actually going to be part of the free guide that Darlene and I are in the final stages of making for you (Your Donkey Mind’s three vital signals.)

If you’re not already a BC Insider and you want this guide as soon as it’s finished enter your name here and we’ll send it to you.


  • Somatic experience of pain

  • How your brain creates pain

  • Chronic pain

  • When trauma happens really early you get symptoms rather than memories

  • What’s at the root of pain and many other symptoms is powerlessness!

  • Our brain signals, in some cases pain, are getting our attention to do something.

  • You already know what to do and how to heal! Therapists and coaches are facilitators that lead you to what you are already capable of doing.


  • Tyler Orr, LPC & Chattanooga Center for Mind Body Therapy Contact information for this episode’s guest

  • Personal Transformation Institute Attachment and Somatic focused EMDR developed by Deborah Kennard

  • ACE Study Information on the study conducted by the  American health maintenance organization Kaiser Permanente and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  

  • ACE questionnaireLearn about your ACE score and what it does and doesn’t mean.

  • Free Under-Thinking Crash Course for all you over-thinkers out there! Learn how to make quick, effective, and intuitive decisions all the time.

  • Are you owning it in your business and life or are they owning you? If you’re local to Chattanooga check out Kelly’s new small business course OWN IT!

    It’s part life/mindset coaching and part physical training with a lot of accountability specifically geared to entrepreneurs and the common obstacles you face.

  • What is my body letting me know, our previous episode, also talks about pain in the body and how it manifests

Was any of this information new to you? We’d love to know your thoughts in the comments below!

Kelly Darlene