Wow. Another year has passed, and here we are at DID Awareness Day again! I challenged many of the DDCF forum members last year to do some inspiring things for DID, and we had some interesting success stories of public speaking, publishing stories, presenting educational information to professionals, displaying artwork, etc. Spreading accurate and helpful information about DID has been a goal for most of the DDCF … [Read more...]
Safety Tips! Creating More Safety for Yourself and your Insiders
Halloween. Or as I've seen recently, H'ween. That time of year that is so very difficult for so many dissociative trauma survivors. Every dissociative person I know has a long personalized list of time-dates-weekends that feel more difficult and trauma-laden for them than others. The weeks around H'ween are frequently on the list of troubling times. Even if H'ween isn't an issue for you -- keep … [Read more...]
Where to start when there’s so much to say….
I want to tell you about all the incredible experiences we had at our Montana retreat, but where do I start? From the very beginning, even on the drive to the retreat location, the beauty of western Montana is hard to put into words. Every direction, every mile of the drive -- the mountains, the rivers, the trees -- all beautiful. Amazing. Majestic. I took dozens upon dozens of pictures. And even with a … [Read more...]
Getting Ready for P4 Retreat: MONTANA 2022
Are you thinking about MONTANA as much as I am ??? One of my most favorite writing exercises is the acronym writing exercise. If you've spent any time with me at all, you'll hear me say that, and suggest you write a few. One of the DDCF forum member is particularly good with acronyms, and has written hundreds of them. This member of our Writing Team has agreed to share another acronym … [Read more...]
Why are Puzzle Pieces so Important at the P4 DID Conferences?
Do you like those beautiful puzzle pieces? These little puzzlers were introduced first at the P4² DID Conference. What's the NEXT P4 event? P4 Retreat: MONTANA 2022 2 - 11 September 2022 (various date options available) When the idea of creating a brand new DID Conference -- educational explanations about dissociation and DID based on genuine and extensive clinical, real-life … [Read more...]
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