Good Saturday everyone. I have decided to start adding motivational quotes and words of wisdom to my blog each day. Now, there will be days when either I'm too busy, too sick, or forget but I will try to brighten your day every day with a post. I love this quote by Carol Burnett. I [...]
The Winter Vortex is Here! Take Precautions!
This article has nothing to do with DID or trauma. Instead, it is about something that we must discuss as a society, measles. There has been a recent outbreak of measles in the United States. Earlier this month the state of Washington's Governor declared a state of emergency because so many children have been sickened [...]
Part Two in the Series on Trauma-Informed Care
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Fusion doesn't mean becoming a singleton or losing parts of yourself, rather it means growing into a fuctional whole.
The Huge Mistake of Rushing Your Healing from Dissociative Identity Disorder
Integration is the most contraversial and debated topic in the DID community? Why?
There is a wonderful online resource of hope and support for anyone who experiences dissociation. I have spoken of this wite before, but it has relocated to a different URL. The website I'm speaking of is Ivory Garden Living Together with Dissociation. Ivory Garden was the first site I found after I moved in with [...]
There is a syndrome that I’ve become aware of in the past decade of my journey along the road less taken. This condition seems to be something that everyone who enters therapy to conquer the effects of childhood trauma that can slow down progress and stop it in its tracks if not alleviated. The [...]
As many of you may already know, the ratio of men compared to women who are known to be diagnosed with dissociative identity disorder is 9:1. The reasons for this difference isn't because women are more hysterical than men, but rather because in our society men are driven to hide what are considered to be [...]
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Some who read my blog may find this post upsetting and I understand. I’m going to be walking on holy ground for many of us who live with dissociative identity disorder. I have lived dissociative identity disorder all my life, but now a new diagnosis has been added to explain my physical discomfort. Somatic symptom disorder (SSD) formerly [...]