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Breakdown. No reprieve.

Things went pretty downhill after my phone check in with Sienna yesterday. I was feeling a bit more balanced in the morning and when I spoke to her I’d asked her if she’d spoken to her D.I.D supervisor about the CSA dreams I’d had. 1,894 more words

Fallen Standing: My Life as a Schizophrenist - Reshma Valliappan 

I first became aware of Reshma Valliappan (also known as Val Resh) from her blog here. She writes openly and honestly about mental illness, and offers online peer support via her Red Door initiative. 1,002 more words

Book Review

Body memories

I have rarely had body memories or what I believe are. Last night I did though. The information I was getting from another part through thoughts was things I have had come up before, but it is hard to know whether it is right or not. 195 more words

Dissociative Disorders: Maligned, Misunderstood and Misdiagnosed

Dissociative Disorders are, in general, not well understood by mental health professionals.  In fact, many mental health professionals either do not recognize dissociation when it’s occurring in people, and/or they dismiss it as unimportant or as a form of drama or malingering in people.  743 more words


About Me: Update

I believe it’s important for people to be as honest with themselves as they can be about their personal difficulties and struggles.  Only truth lights the way home; ignorance or wilful denial is a sure way to drift off course.  365 more words


Our Sensory Toys

Over the years we’ve slowly accumulated a rather nice collection of sensory toys. These toys, often aimed at children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
and/or Sensory Processing Disorder… 417 more words



Photos taken by contributor Annie, a woman who lives with PTSD, Anxiety, Depression, and Dissociation. Annie copes by writing, drawing, reading, meditating, walking when able, and brushing her cat Rumi.  117 more words