How to Improve Your Physical Health While Still Struggling With “Somatic Tolerance”

What is “somatic tolerance”?  It is a therapy term that is used when you find it either unpleasant or just plain difficult to be present in your body.  You could be unable to answer a question like “When you are scared, where do you feel it in your body?” or you could not know thatContinue reading “How to Improve Your Physical Health While Still Struggling With “Somatic Tolerance””

How to Avoid Needing Medical and Dental Care When You Have DID

Most people really don’t enjoy being ill or injured.  For the people that do find being sick a good thing, this isn’t the blog site for you.  Google “Munchausen” and good luck to you. For everyone else, being hurt or feeling sick is miserable, and one of your strongest wishes is to stay out ofContinue reading “How to Avoid Needing Medical and Dental Care When You Have DID”

Could Getting Better Sleep Decrease Your Response to Trauma Triggers?

Well, we really don’t know for sure. What we do know is that sleep deprivation is, to put it technically, really bad for your brain. Bad in so many ways.  It negatively affects so many other organ systems as well.  But we do know that affects the brain in ways that make it easier toContinue reading “Could Getting Better Sleep Decrease Your Response to Trauma Triggers?”

Sleep And DID: Could Better Sleep Be As Important As Therapy?

Matthew Walker PhD doesn’t treat adults with DID.  But perhaps he should.     He is a sleep researcher, possibly one of the best in the world, and one with an amazing book that makes it clear that your physical AND mental health, and your sleep quality, are inseparable.   If you are a scienceContinue reading “Sleep And DID: Could Better Sleep Be As Important As Therapy?”