On this weeks Topic Tuesday Meredith picks a quote from page 177 of What Happened to you? Conversations on trauma, resilience, and healing by Bruce D Perry, M.D., Ph.D. and Oprah Winfrey.
"The capacity to control your dissociative capabilities is very powerful. It allows people to be good at reflective cognition. It allows people to have intense focus on a specific task. Hypnosis, flow, being "in the zone"—all of these are examples of the trance state that dissociation allows. People who learn to control when and how they go into a trance state have a gift. "