Lavender – Its a Sensory thing

Purple is my favorite colour, have I ever told you that, it is one of the colours that have a calming effect on me. I have a purple Journal, which was intentional as I use the colour purple to help reduce my anxiety. It’s only in the last few months that I have realised thatContinue reading “Lavender – Its a Sensory thing”

Experiencing Burnout — My Upside Down Life

How do you know the difference between Autistic Burnout and Mental Health Burnout? One of the things I have noticed is that I seem to cope for so long, before I can’t any longer, and then I will crash. I will experience extreme exhaustion, pain and Depression. Whether it is mental health burnout or autisticContinue reading “Experiencing Burnout — My Upside Down Life”

Feeling Good

I don’t seem to have much time to write or read many blogs at present; life has become increasingly busy, what with the course, school run and all the other daily activities there doesn’t seem to be enough hours in the day. But, you know what, im actually enjoying it. Life is feeling pretty good,Continue reading “Feeling Good”

A Horse Called Anxiety

I have never owned a horse personally, but I know plenty of people who have and I have spent a fair amount of time around them throughout my life. One thing that has always stood out is the random things that can trigger them into a panic. My friends horse for instance, when we haveContinue reading “A Horse Called Anxiety”

Remember Who You Are

I used to think that my struggles with my Mental Health meant I was a failure. I would compare myself to the people around me who seemed to have worked everything out and living their best life, I longed to be normal (what I thought normal was) and tried to achieve it. I thought becauseContinue reading “Remember Who You Are”

Holding on to Monday

How is it Monday again. This weekend has flown, and although its been hectic and I have got loads done, I still feel as though I haven’t achieved anything. I have spent Saturday and Sunday rearranging the living room and spare room. Thrown out the toy kitchen, which quite frankly has seen better days andContinue reading “Holding on to Monday”

I’m Still Me

Leaving the house has been extremely difficult this week; I’m fighting between wanting (needing) to hide away from people and knowing that in doing so it just makes things more difficult and grows. So, I put on a smile and carried on as normal. I literally had to push myself out the door each morning.Continue reading “I’m Still Me”

Autumn Rain

I don’t know about you but I love laying in bed listening to the rain tapping on the window. There is just something therapeutic about it, calming even, allowing the thoughts to come and go. Add to that the Cat snoring under my bed, which you would think would be quite annoying but it actuallyContinue reading “Autumn Rain”

Creating Your Own Peace

One thing I have learnt in recent months is I generate a lot of my own stress. I am far to hard on myself and add a huge amount of pressure due to my fears of making mistakes and worrying what other people think. OK, so there are also a lot of outside factors asContinue reading “Creating Your Own Peace”

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