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  1. Managing DPD
    Hi, I was hoping to hear about what meditation techniques work best for people and get some new ideas on what to try. I joined a mindfulness meditation group but no one there has DP so I can't really ask them. I've tried candle meditation and breathing meditation but I've found that by far the...
  2. Research
    Warning: Depersonalization and derealization are protective mechanisms. Just reading this essay might temporarily or permanently disrupt those protective mechanisms. If you are relying on them, approach this essay with caution, to avoid provoking an extreme or dangerous reaction. Note: I am not...
  3. Mental & Physical Health
    This study is worth reading if you have an interest in the adverse effects/ challenges associated with various meditation practices. http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0176239...
  4. Discussion
    Dear All, Alot of people have said that regular meditation makes their dp/dr worse.... What is the consensus of that for the wider forum? And do people have any specific practices that they can recommend? I would especially be grateful if these were things with instructions and geared towards...
  5. Discussion
    hi all i was wondering if any of you guys have a specific routines or exercices as far as grounding techniques goes. i feel like this could probably get me back in touche with my emotion wich is my main issue. but i don't really know where to start. so please share your experience or advice...
  6. Introduce Yourself
    Hello Everyone, I can't tell you how long I've had depersonalization because I don't remember when I experienced my last moment of clarity. I know it was cause for concern on my part in 2012 when I was preparing to present in front of 400 students in a popular music history course. It may...
  7. Recovery Stories
    hey guys.. not posted for a good while, I got a sudden and relentless episode of DP in September last year, i had been smoking weed heavily for a year every day and could have never predicted such a strange thing to have happened to me, i had felt just fine in the months previous, nothing major...
  8. Discussion
    Okay, so I'very been following RenZimE's The Holy Grail post, which I understand has helped many a person on this site and is also backed by scientific evidence (I've checked). My therapist even agrees to the distraction part. Everyone has been telling me the entire time that I should get back...
  9. Treatment Options
  10. Discussion
    http://www.aeonmagazine.com/altered-states/how-buddhist-ritual-helped-me-ride-out-the-storm-of-ocd/ Here are some excerpts -- this is a brief article -- I encourage everyone to read it and just take it in. This is helping me, and is also simply a variation of CBT and DBT. This can be...
  11. Discussion
    It isn't exactly DP, but it's something many of us have felt and it can intensify that feeling of emptiness and disconnection. I haven't had trouble with DP or anxiety, but I've noticed myself falling into a slump lately. I couldn't think again, felt disconnected, and empty in general. I...
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