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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 […]
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It is scary.
It is scary to press the publish button. It is scary to think about being truthful to myself, and doing myself the honour of trying my best to heal my heart. It’s uncomfortable, the degree to which I have adapted myself over a lifetime to serve the needs of others. It is heartbreaking to realize […]
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The Need For Accessible, Affordable Mental HealthCare For ALL.
Last summer I had a difficult experience. The integration and understanding of this important piece needs to be processed separately, and I will do that at another time. I need to get these experiences out, but some of them are so hard to go through on my own. I begin the exercise of trying to […]
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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 […]
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 […]