Hello, hello! As I mentioned in a previous post, I have been doing a lot of adventure walks. They are very healing and comforting for me, and I recommend them highly. For dissociative survivors, adventure walks can be a therapeutic way to explore the world. It creates an exciting and important opportunity for insiders who have been stuck or blocked inside to get a chance to view and safely interact with the … [Read more...]
Integration – A New Category and Nine Quick Opinions
Hello, hello ! I hope you are doing well today. This will be a short post, but I made an important update to the Discussing Dissociation blog and wanted to be sure that you all knew about it. I have been asked repeatedly about my views on integration. I’ve written posts and comments about this topic, but unfortunately, I didn’t create a “category” for these posts. So now, with around 400 articles on this … [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...]
When Blogs are a Healing Resource for Dissociative Trauma Survivors
I am still amazed by the excellent group discussion and active participation that was generated by my last blog post. Considering that one of the main purposes of this blog is to “discuss dissociation”, I think that’s good! Thank YOU for your active interest. I genuinely appreciate that. I have been contemplating a number of different follow up topics after such an intense discussion. … [Read more...]