This past therapy session, I talked to my therapist about some things that had been going on in headworld between parts where there was a little bit of tension. Her advice was minimal, but one thing she said really impacted us positively. She brought up something about us parts all being allies with one another. … Continue reading Working Together
I'm trying to realize that this blog doesn't have to always have to be perfect and that I can post whatever I want on it. It doesn't have to be professional. This started as an outlet and I feel like I've taken it too seriously lately making me not have the drive to write on … Continue reading Short Ramble
You don't have to be marketable, you don't have to be a business to have value. I just want to start off by saying that. Being disabled doesn't mean you are less of a human. Having mental health issues does not make you less worthy of being here on earth. I wanted to write that … Continue reading Disablities Day Out
Every time I move into a new bag/purse I have the idea to put in a system emergency kit. Kind of like a coping kit I can take with me, full of items I’d just like to carry around with me. This time I’ve made it my goal to look for things that I’ll need … Continue reading System Purse Plan
Looping is what I call getting a song or thought stuck in your head so that it plays on repeat. I'm sure that's normal for people whether or not they're trauma survivors. Looping in my mind though means having the song be there on purpose not just randomly. In our system, we call it the … Continue reading Looping and Blanket Songs
So the other day I went into Michaels and was drawn to the planner section, as always. I had never tried a spiral-bound Recollection planner and was more looking for Happy Planner stuff by MAMBI. There were so many in there that were so colorful and just seemed so cool looking that I started to … Continue reading System Planning.
So maybe there aren't that many layers to this, but it feels like it sometimes. When you've blurred with another part for so long that you feel like your splitting apart again it can be kind of weird. Now I guess I'm talking about 'sub-systems' which is a term my Therapist hasn't heard but one … Continue reading Split of a Split of a Split
April can be a hard month for a lot of trauma survivors. With Easter being at the beginning of the month, and spring playing peek-a-boo with chilly rain, trauma survivors sometimes feel a little (or a lot) down. I know for me April the month is just hard, and I want to share how I've been … Continue reading Four Ways To Fight Trauma Anniverseries (and win)
At one point or another, almost everyone has had anxiety. Some cases can be more extreme, like for people with General Anxiety Disorder(GAD) or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder(PTSD), or it can just be anxiety over a big move or the upcoming exam season. Whatever it is there are ways to help fight it and work … Continue reading 10 Things You Can Do To Fight Anxiety (repost)
Since I actually did some planning ahead this month I decided to do a plan with me! I have a lot of D.I.D related stuff in my Bullet Journal, so be warned any planner people may be a bit confused by what's in here. First, I started with a cover page. I never usually … Continue reading March Plan With Me!