My Mothers Narcissistic Reaction to my Book Idea

Several years ago, I excitedly told my Mother over the phone that I was going to write a book about my process of recovery from chronic depression and dissociative identity disorder.  She reacted with strange sort of hesitation.  She didn’t ask any questions; she didn’t actually acknowledge this information at all.  I was used to … Continue reading "My Mothers Narcissistic Reaction to my Book Idea"

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Keys to Living in the Present (the password is “the past”)

In order to live in the present I had to be willing to actually LOOK at what I was running from. I had to ask myself ~ why did I disconnect and dissociate. Why did I use food for comfort? Why did I go to bed for days on end? I had to ask myself what I was afraid of feeling. I had to become aware of my survival methods and look at where they came from; what they developed as a result of ~ and guess what??? All those questions led me back to the past.

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Going Forward; Looking Back ~ Emotional Healing Process

In the recovery process of emotional healing and overcoming abuse I created a lot of images in my mind that helped me to look at things in different ways. Sometimes I dreamed of images, and sometimes they just came to me.  One of the readers on the facebook page for emerging from broken wrote “and … Continue reading "Going Forward; Looking Back ~ Emotional Healing Process"

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