Zurcaroh's Aerial Dance When I first watched Zurcaroh's Aerial Dance** -- in the video embedded below -- I was genuinely so overcome with deep emotion that I cried! For me, Zurcaroh was able to show a perfect picture of the spiritual battle fought by dissociative trauma survivors. This dance showed, for me, how good defeats evil. I had to watch this dance a few times over -- it was so incredibly powerful … [Read more...]
30 Tips for How to Help a Child who is Hurting
Children can get all kinds of injuries. Some injuries can be accidental, some can be tragic, some can be done purposefully by offenders. Children are resilient, but let's face it -- they are LITTLE. And they are YOUNG. And they are still figuring out the world, and lots of kids don't know how to read yet, and some of them don't know how to write, and they may or may not know their colors. They may or … [Read more...]
What Does Long-Term Family Violence Do to You?
What happens when you live with violence for years of time? When violence happens every day, or every other day, or every week? How do you cope with that much fear and chaos? How do save yourself from falling into a deep, dark depression? What happens to your sense of trust? What do you do with your own huge feelings? What if you are trapped in that situation and don’t know how to remove … [Read more...]
How is This Blog about Dissociative Identity Disorder Working for You?
Hi, hi hi -- how are you today? I'm feeling a bit silly, as you can see in the picture, and I'm trying out something new today. I've made a new little contact form with a few questions, and I'd like to use that, so I can hear more from you! You don't have to use this form, but hey -- I'm proud of it, so I'm putting it right here at the top of the page. :) How is this … [Read more...]
Happy Holiday Greetings, and Ending those Unhappy Holidays
Happy Holiday Greetings! I hope you have had a great holiday season so far. My hope is that you are making these days as beautiful and special for yourself as you can. There are lots of ways to provide Christmas cheer for your DID system, even if you are in a rough spot. Please read through this blog if you don't know what I'm talking about. There are lots of articles that have ideas for FUN stuff. … [Read more...]
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