Loss

What do you feel? This post is about me baring my soul to my readers who have dissociative identity disorder (DID). The piece is full of heartfelt emotions that can be a bit raw but are real nonetheless.   Everyone experiences loss. People and jobs come and go, people...

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has become well-known among the public today. However, many do not understand that anyone can form PTSD and ignore the symptoms putting themselves at risk for health and emotional problems.   June is post-traumatic stress disorder awareness month, so it seemed an excellent opportunity to...

Trauma

What is it and how is it related to DID We’ve all heard the words trauma and traumatized used in pop culture plus newspapers and journals, but what is it? What makes trauma the heart of so many mental health diagnoses, and how can we combat it? Dissociative identity...

Books

Writing has always been a passion of mine but until I began this blog site I was never very successful. However, deep down where it counted, I believed I could write and be successful. Not only do I ghostwrite and write books for others, I also have authored several...

Maladaptive Daydreaming and Dissociative Identity Disorder

Daydreaming is a typical stream of consciousness that detaches humans from current tasks when their attention drifts in a personal direction. A large study found that their participants reported on certain days under the right amount of stress, they daydream an average of 47% of their waking hours. While...

Changing the Future by Acknowledging the Past

Healing is Possible No series on how positive childhood experiences (PCEs) can mitigate the effect of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) would be complete without speaking about the future. Not only the futures of adults who are living with the scars left by ACEs but the future of children being...

Trauma and Dissociative Identity Disorder

Healing from dissociative identity disorder requires understanding what it is and how one forms it, and many other aspects of the disorder.   Dissociative identity disorder (DID) is believed to be caused by trauma. This article will explore the relationship between trauma and DID. What is Trauma? Trauma is...