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Hello From Inside

There is no coming to consciousness without pain. People will do anything, no matter how absurd, in order to avoid facing their own Soul. One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious. ~ C.G. Jung The first time I consciously remember experiencing the effects of PTSD, was […]

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PTSD The Gift That Keeps Giving

I experienced the first of many remembered ‘switches’ between identies last August. I can only tell you that it is often so subtle as to be unnoticable, or so unmistakable that in hindsight, it seems odd it wasn’t picked up immediately. There are very clear triggers. One time in a playful moment, my husband picked […]

Birth of the Collective co-consciousness PTSD Puzzle Pieces

The start of trouble

I still find it amazing that the mind can divide things up for us, and box them away, never to be thought of again.  All my life I have avoided unpleasantness, and my mind has aided me greatly in this regard by immediately dismissing anything that was upsetting, unpleasant or painful.  I can barely recall […]

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DID under Pressure

In some ways, art imitates life so perfectly, there is little more that needs to be said.  I have always loved music, and how it communicates feelings and ideas I do not always have the ability to personally express.  Some songs provide a perfect resonance match for situations I don’t have words to explain. This […]

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What an integration experience might look like from the outside.

When I consider the process of integration, I must look at it from the perspective of each different structure. I am also aware of the process on a psychological and emotional level which seems to be the parent of the other structures, or its organizer. Each structure was created at a place and time to […]