Mindfulness

Have you ever had that day where you feel disconnected and pulled too many directions at once? Under those circumstances, it is difficult to concentrate, and you may feel overwhelmed, anxious, and depressed.   This article will tackle a subject we have written about before mindfulness. Mindfulness is a...

The Journey to Contentment

In this world we inhabit, there are stresses and pain that can cloud our ability to be content. Instead, we find ourselves caught in a repeating pattern of hope and disillusionment.   This article will focus on contentment, what it is, and how to achieve it.   What is...

Parental Alienation

Divorce or separation is messy and very hard on any children caught up in the process. Often, children worry about losing one or both of their parents, even when the divorce or separation is amicable.   But what happens when one parent decides to cause alienation between their children...

Self-Blame

According to the National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI), 1 in 4 children living in the United States experience some type of maltreatment. Without a supportive adult to talk to, these children are doomed to grow into adults who blame themselves for what happened to them.   This article...

How Memories of Childhood Trauma Affect Us Today

Childhood trauma impacts every aspect of our lives. The things done in childhood reflect deeply on how we form and maintain relationships today.   This article will explore the different ways that memories of childhood trauma affect our lives.   Childhood Trauma     It would be advantageous to...

How Core Beliefs Affect Your Life

Core beliefs shape how we interact with the world about us and are without conscious awareness. In other words, we are not always aware of our core beliefs but are affected by them daily.   This article will focus on core beliefs and how they influence our lives.  ...

Self-care and the Freeze/Fawn Response

Most people who have been through complex trauma know what it is like to experience the freeze/fawn response, even if they do not know it. We downplay our needs to complete the needs of others and find we cannot suppress our pain. Both freeze and fawn are trauma responses....

The Freeze or Fawn Responses 

Often, people who live with complex post-traumatic stress disorder experience emotional pain caused by traumatic events.   By now, most of you have heard of the four trauma responses: fight, flight, freeze, and fawn. These four essential reactions are caused when you feel stressed, traumatized, or in danger.  ...

Making a New Year’s Resolution

Every year around this time, we all contemplate what our lives will be like in the new year. We set our expectations for ourselves with resolutions that may or may not be kept and hope for the best for ourselves and our families.   What resolution have you set...

Childhood Psychological Abandonment

Most people have heard the term abandonment and know it affects children in various ways. However, what most people do not understand is that abandonment adversely affects those adults who have survived it.   This article’s primary focus will be to define abandonment and to investigate how it affects...

A FUN CHRISTMAS PAGE

Who delivers presents to baby sharks at Christmas? Santa Jaws! What do they sing at a snowman’s birthday party? Freeze a jolly good fellow! What do Santa’s little helpers learn at school? The elf-abet! What kind of motorbike does Santa ride? A Holly Davidson! What did Santa do when...

Coaching for those Who Have Dissociative Identity Disorder

Beginning this December 2023 (now), I am offering a new opportunity for healing through receiving coaching from me. I offer 30+ years of healing experience in all aspects of DID. If you are interested, please email me at: thedavisintegratedservices@gmail.com To be completely transparent, I charge $50 per hour for...