If you are like me and your DP is mostly anxiety based, you might find this helpful. It's something like a grounding technique, or a way to stop thinking about DP. It's a little counter-intuitive, but I've found that it can help sometimes.
DP often causes a feedback loop - you...
Do grounding techniques actually work for any of you? People recommend them all the time, but they do nothing for me. I always feel think "Even if I can see this, feel this, smell this, it doesn't prove that it's real"
Anyone else have the same problem?
While my DP is pretty much gone, I have two remaining symptoms which are kind of annoying. When I'm under a lot of stress I'll notice that my arm and foot will feel like they aren't there. It's not a physical numbness, persay. But it just feels off. I usually can ignore it when my mind is...
I am in Massage Therapy College right now. For my Case Study in Pathology 1 class, I chose Depersonalization Disorder. First of all I recommend Massage Therapy as a way to connect to your body, find grounding and reduce stress from DP/DR. Here's my report:
a good way to ground myself is to type out whats on my mind.
so i am currently sitting at a desk looking out a window at the sea. sounds cheesy but its whats going on.
i have a horrible trouble with vision, because processing things can be really daunting, almost as if looking at the world is...