If words and stories hold such an incredible amount of power, it continues to confuse me why language or writing degrees are regarded as wastes of money by so many. When I think about life in general, I can find nothing more powerful than that of a story. Every belief I have started as aContinue reading “The Power of Storytelling”
The first time I heard this phrase, I wasn’t offended… I actually felt a little supported and happy. I’d never heard any type of support around my D.I.D. before and until the year I came out, only my partner at the time was aware of the other alters I shared a body with. So, IContinue reading “Why Saying “I’m Fascinated with” D.I.D. isn’t Supportive”
Even if it’s insisted that the labels are only for insurance purposes, they pack more of a punch than to be dismissed. These labels that are claimed to be just a way of identifying which code to use in paperwork and determine monetary matters have stories woven behind them. Generations worth of stigma, shame, andContinue reading “Dear Therapists #2– Labels are Slowly Killing Progress”
Hi, I’m Danica, a self proclaimed nerd and friend group mom, passionate about writing, illustration, mental health advocacy, and the importance of conversation and connection. Thanks for visiting and joining me on my adventure to call out BS narratives about D.I.D. and other mental health conditions found in the media!
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