We can use our past to propel us into a bright future. It all begins with gratitude.
We humans spend our lives looking for happiness on the other side of the fence, what if is right in front of us and we won't see it?
Living with DID can be difficult, but there are ways to make it easier. I offer some pearls of wisdom to those who will listen.
Life. What can we say we have learned? Watch this video as Anne Lamott challenges us all to consider this question.
Our decisions that we make in our lives can make or break us. However, we shouldn't spend our time worrying about time wasted.
Taking responsibility for our lives isn't easy, but it is necessary to live a happy and well-adjusted life.
Triggers and the fear they bring can be overcome, but only if one faces them head-on.
We all have three basic choices in life, give up, give in, or give it all you've got.
I've spent several of the past few years contemplating my life and the future, and I've come to one very important conclusion. Life isn't over, until it's over. While this simple phrase may not sound like much to some, to we who have survived severe trauma in childhood, it is a revelation. We were held [...]
Below you'll find a picture of the key concepts learned from the Who Moved My Cheese Video I posted the other day. What lessons!! If you haven't watched it yet, you really should take a few minutes and do so. It is marvelous!
I’ve spent a lot of time trapped in my own morass of emotions. True, the traumatic things that happened in my childhood first put me in the quagmire of self-pity and fear I have lived in, but later in life I chose of my own volition to remain there. As an adult, I found myself [...]
I watched a video today that was in awe. It covers so many topics! Change is inevitable. If you keep doing the same thing over-and-over again expecting a different result, you’ll never experience success! Fear of the unknown can paralyze you! Facing your fears and doing what you are afraid of anyway feel really freaking [...]
This piece is about dwelling on what happened to we survivors in our pasts. It is not intended to belittle anyone’s traumatic pasts, nor is it intended to say that one should not look at their pasts with open eyes and live there for a time. It is intended to help other survivors see that [...]
Humans are motivated by their behaviors, motivations and goals and one thing we all do is to kick the can down the road. We spend an inordinate about of time and energy doing the things we want to satisfy our desires, regardless of the consequences, telling ourselves that it will all turn out fine somehow. [...]
My brother and I have been discussing a very interesting quote made by the late Tennessee Williams which reads as follows: “We are all sentenced to solitary confinement inside our own skins, for life.” He brought this quote to my attention because he said after speaking with me and understanding how a person living with [...]