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?
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
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?
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
When you come across a family member who is going through a crisis, it can be an incredibly frightening experience. Not only are you dealing with your own emotions about what is happening–you might also have to take on some additional responsibilities. It can be overwhelming to think about how much help the person might…… Continue reading How To Help A Family Member In Crisis
As of recent, mental health has become a hot topic in the public sphere. We see it every day – on our favorite sitcoms or reality TV shows, but also on our social media feeds and even in our work lives. While there are many things that do not help this issue (i.e. clickbait-style…… Continue reading What Is Mental Health?
**Update 18.10.2021: Thank to all for the beautiful and terrible comments from both Neurodivergent and Neurotypical folk. I have been misunderstood my entire life so it just makes me feel that I will probably be misunderstood my entire life. For people not diagnosed with Autism, it may seem difficult to understand how someone diagnosed with…… Continue reading Autism and Music: sounds interesting!
As I continue to study my past now that I have received my diagnosis, I uncover strange and sad facts and patterns that clearly confirms why I had such a difficult life. I listed all the different houses I can remember since I was a child. I ended up counting 42 houses. That means I…… Continue reading Way-finding with Autism, ADHD and OCPD
I am so happy to have stumbled onto this very appropriate explanation of what Autism feels like to her, wow! My Answer to the Question ‘What Does Autism Feel Like?’ Lori Sealy • FollowApril 21, 2016 One of the questions I’m most often asked by parents of people living with autism (and one of the questions I’m…… Continue reading What does Autism feel like?
Body The human experience is one that has fascinated me for as long as I can remember. I had a difficult childhood which only Neurodivergent folk would be able to relate to. Confused, anxious, high-strung, always alert, always watching, always analyzing. I was a skinny kid with low muscle tone. My appetite was just enough…… Continue reading Nominated at 12 to attend a School for the Gifted – Autism