Hello hello! How did you sleep last night? How do you sleep when the moon is out? How do you sleep during an eclipse or other unusual lunar events? There was a big freaky lunar eclipse a while back. I went outside to look but I didn't see it due to cloud coverage in my area -- that was pretty disappointing, of course. You might have seen it. Was it incredible and fascinating or was it scary for you? All … [Read more...]
The Changing of the Seasons
This article, originally written in 2010, still has important information to remember today, considering we are back to another change of season again. Can you feel or recognize any of these changes happening in your internal system this week? Copyright © 2008-2014 Kathy Broady and Discussing Dissociation … [Read more...]
Switching in Your Sleep -– Are you Snoozing or Secretly Awake?
In situations where dissociative survivors feel like they don’t lose time, it can be helpful to ask a lot of questions about how they experience life, time, recall, etc. There are a wide variety of reasons why systems get so tightly shut down from switching, (or from the appearance of switching), so it really depends on what else is going on. There could be other ways that the insiders are coming out, and for … [Read more...]
Do Dissociative Trauma Survivors Actually Lose Time?
One of the diagnostic criteria for Dissociative Identity Disorder is experiencing amnesia or lost time. While losing time may seem like an obvious hole in your every day life, it really might not be as obvious as it seems it could be. For dissociative trauma survivors, the sliding of time is a normal everyday way of life. It just is how it is, and time feels very different for DID survivors than it does for other … [Read more...]
Doubly Difficult Days for DID Survivors
This weekend is often a difficult weekend for trauma survivors with dissociative identity disorder. First, there is Father’s Day (for those of us living in the USA), and secondly, it’s the Summer Solstice. Anytime the difficult days get stacked on top of each other, it’s going to make for a complicated time. On days when the issues seem to surface in layers, what do you do to cope? **This blog article is … [Read more...]