Today we go through the topic of dissociation which is a widely common state that many people are living their whole lives from. -What is dissociation? -The Polyvagal curve -The gift of dissociation is survival, surviving pain. -Triggers of dissociation -Strategies to become more present and connected to oneself Dissociation is a response in our autonomic nervous system that resides in the area called the parasympathetic nervous system dorsal vagal branch. This response happens when our body and autonomic nervous system has emptied their resources to keep themselves safe our to shield ourselves from feeling overwhelming sensations of pain intense emotions or feeling.