Survivor’s State of Mind

By Dawn Daum Surviving in a detached state, the feels only penetrate so deep. Brain and body on high alert, a constant reminder of how fragile I am. I need reconstructive surgery on my bones, the broken foundation from which I’ve grown. Polarity exists more in my nervous system than in my mind. Thin skinned, hollowed … Continue reading Survivor’s State of Mind

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New Resource: She Wrote it Down

We are so honored to share the introduction to Laura Parrott Perry's new book "She Wrote it Down". Laura is a brave truther teller. She is the co-founder and CEO of Say It, Survivor; a non-profit committed to helping survivors of childhood sexual abuse reclaim their stories. With this book she is continuing her mission … Continue reading New Resource: She Wrote it Down

New Resource: A Different Kind of Superhero

We are always looking for new resources to share with you, and today we have a great resource for parents with Dissociative Identity Disorder. I wasn't sure what to expect when I read this book, but I sure didn't expect that it would bring tears to my eyes. It was this page that really got … Continue reading New Resource: A Different Kind of Superhero

The vital information that is left out of your patient’s medical history that could cost their lives

Leaving this out of your patient's medical history could cost their lives. by Joyelle Brandt I sat in the exam room answering the long list of questions my doctor asked about my medical history. Waiting. Waiting to see if she would ask. We got to the end of the exam, and there was no opening … Continue reading The vital information that is left out of your patient’s medical history that could cost their lives

Survivors empowering survivors: Rachael Maddox

Editor's Note: I have been following Rachael's work for a few years now, and she is diving into an area that many sexual trauma survivors struggle with: how to heal your relationship with sexuality after trauma. Healing our relationships with our bodies can be so challenging, and I am glad that there are people like … Continue reading Survivors empowering survivors: Rachael Maddox