Dissociation means to "dissociate from the world" by losing consciousness. It involves detachment from one's feelings and entire reality. Dissociation is an involuntary, instinctual, survival response conditioned in early childhood as a way of responding to trauma. Those who frequently dissociate are likely to have a personality disorder due to a serotonin deficiency. During a… Continue reading Self-care Sunday ~ Dissociation
Flow Friday ~ open up
One of my goals this year is to open up more... Although I consider myself to be open-minded, I can also be very closed in some ways. I have a hard shell around me. There's a lot going on under the surface that I don't always like to reveal. Sometimes this can get in the… Continue reading Flow Friday ~ open up
Goals & ideas for 2020
Goals & Ideas for 2020 The new year is the perfect time to set personal goals for yourself and come up with new ideas for the upcoming twelve months. By doing this: You are living a more conscious life.You are exercising control.You are shaping and molding your ideal self. Tips for goal-setting: Come up with… Continue reading Goals & ideas for 2020
QUIZ ~ What’s my spirit animal?
Read the following paragraphs and decide which one feels most relatable to you. Take note of the color and scroll down for the next set of instructions. You do not have to agree with every single statement. There is also a "grey" option to choose if you feel that none of the other colors fit.… Continue reading QUIZ ~ What’s my spirit animal?
You shined a light on me Revealing what I could not see Maybe I was dumb and naive Or maybe I was calculated and spiteful Honestly I'll never know I feel so exposed, exposed, exposed You shined a light on my past Even my childhood days Revealing all the ways All the chaos I'd create… Continue reading Exposed
I dreamt that I was rushing, we were all rushing onto a plane Rushing, rushing, rushing, so I would not miss that gate No time for security check, straight on the plane we go Should've double checked my bags, cause I left my ID at home. So then we flew to another state, only after… Continue reading I.D.
Self-care Sunday ~ an introduction
As much as you may hear about "self-care," most people do not truly understand what it means, or the importance of it. Self-care means to take care of oneself, to acknowledge your needs, to check in with your mind and your body. On autopilot mode, we tend to live too deeply in our heads and… Continue reading Self-care Sunday ~ an introduction
Elements of the self
What is innocence? It is the ground, the soil of the earth. It is the very beginning. It knows nothing: neither right nor wrong. Everything simply is. There is no knowledge, no prior experience to build a solid belief system. It is the fool. It will accept everything without question, refusal, or denial -- absorbing… Continue reading Elements of the self
Day 18: post 30 facts about yourself
When I was about three-years old, I banged my forehead against a table and got 20 stitches. The scar is still there.I declared myself a vegetarian when I was in 7th grade even though I would have the occasional bacon or pepperoni, very rarely though. Then in the 9th grade I ate a chicken nugget… Continue reading Day 18: post 30 facts about yourself