On the link below, it will take you to Heads Together website where you will find a helpful guide on talking about mental health.
What is dissociation?
Dissociation is a self-defense mechanism that the brain uses when it cannot handle the current situation, or when it is attempting to process something painful.
When this happens, the person begins to feel unreal, sometimes they feel as though they are watching themselves go through their day-to-day activities, other times it’s an entirely eerie feeling, as if their body does not belong to them.
Learn more here, at Mind.
Post edited, after realising a mistake I made. Did you spot it before? (That’s a live sharpie for you. If you didn’t, you will still spot the mistake anyway, as I just crossed out and edited my sharpie accordingly.
Visit Fiona’s blog, at Heads Together, to read her post.
As you know from my post, just before, I created my own post of #If depression were a choice, which was inspired from this one, by Summer Starts To Shine. Do pop on over to Summer’s blog and join in, using the “#If depression were a choice.”
If depression were a choice, I wouldn’t be up at 5.21am posting, due to depression-related insomnia. If depression were a choice, when I’d have first tasted depression at the age of 16, I’d have realised “depression wasn’t for me” and I wouldn’t accept this hellish intrusion into my life any more. If depression were a choice, […]