What Are Possible Signs of ADHD?

Today I’m going to be talking about something that is rarely talked about. There are several signs of ADHD, the most common type being inattentive. However, there are other types of ADHD that can cause different symptoms than just inattentiveness. These less-known symptoms aren’t necessarily specific to ADHD, but they should be considered as a…… Continue reading What Are Possible Signs of ADHD?

How To Interact In Public With Someone On The Spectrum

Public places, such as the supermarket, provide opportunities to socialize with other people for those who are on the autism spectrum. After years of practicing and learning how to interact in social situations, they may find themselves able to do so with relative ease at times. However, they can still become overwhelmed when dealing with…… Continue reading How To Interact In Public With Someone On The Spectrum

What Are All The Dimensions?

I bet you’re thinking, “What are dimensions?”  Well. Let me tell you!         Dimensions are an accepted way of categorizing the observed universe and everything in it, based on scientifically observed parameters such as mass, length, and time. We often hear about these three dimensions (length/width/height), but there are actually more, which you can read about…… Continue reading What Are All The Dimensions?

What Is The 5th Dimension And Do Autists Live There?

The fifth dimension is a concept of the fifth and highest level of reality, completely different from our current understanding. It would be a sort of pure being, where there was no time or space, not even an individual identity to begin with. All that existed was “the One,” completely unified and transcending all concepts.…… Continue reading What Is The 5th Dimension And Do Autists Live There?

Why Having A Routine Is Beneficial For Mental Health

Routines are important for everybody’s health, but they are especially beneficial to people who suffer from mental health conditions. Having a routine is helpful not only for managing stress and anxiety, but it can also help you get more exercise, eat healthier meals, get better sleep, be more productive in your daily activities and increase…… Continue reading Why Having A Routine Is Beneficial For Mental Health

Why Is It Important To Take A Mental Health Day?

Taking a mental health day is extremely important, even though it may not seem like it. When you’re feeling down on yourself, sometimes all you want to do is curl up on your bed or sofa with some Netflix and have comfort food for the entire day. This isn’t good, though, because being inactive will…… Continue reading Why Is It Important To Take A Mental Health Day?

What Is Suicide Ideation And How To Help Someone Who Is Contemplating Ending Their Life

Suicide is a topic no one discusses in casual conversation. Some may argue that suicide is just part of life and we must accept people who kill themselves as casualties of war, but others say that suicide can be prevented if we try hard enough. If you think someone you know might attempt to commit…… Continue reading What Is Suicide Ideation And How To Help Someone Who Is Contemplating Ending Their Life

7 Neurotypical Life Stages For Autistics To Figure Out

Over the course of a lifetime, many individuals experience major changes or watershed moments that alter their lives forever. In fact, there are seven different stages of life: childhood, adolescence, young adulthood, middle adulthood, late adulthood, elderhood, and post-retirement. All of which are marked by specific milestones. It is in these moments when we often…… Continue reading 7 Neurotypical Life Stages For Autistics To Figure Out

Autism, Self-Harm And Dreaming

Dreamcatcher: Dr Montague Ullman ‘ Autism ‘ is a complex brain disorder that involves both social and behavioural impairments. There are some who believe, however, that autism may go beyond the typical symptoms associated with this disorder. One of these individuals is Dr Montague Ullman, a child psychiatrist at New York University School of Medicine.…… Continue reading Autism, Self-Harm And Dreaming

OCPD, Are There Any Benefits?

What is Obsessive-Compulsive PD? Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD) is a personality disorder that involves being preoccupied with orderliness, perfectionism, and control at the expense of interpersonal relationships. What are the benefits of having OCPD? In fact, there are several. But before we get to that, let’s have a quick peek at what being an OCPD…… Continue reading OCPD, Are There Any Benefits?