“Mum, I feel awkward”

We have made a good start to the new school year; getting back into the normal routine, at the moment things have been calm and less pressured. I promised myself I would just take each day as it comes, not to try as hard and go with the flow. This morning, while we were waitingContinue reading ““Mum, I feel awkward””

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions

Well, last nights storm did very little to clear the air; the heat this week has been unbearable. Don’t get me wrong, I love the sun and warm days, but it has been far to hot for me. I feel uncomfortable when it gets to hot, also, I find my tolerance levels decrease a little.Continue reading “Decisions, Decisions, Decisions”

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”

Empathy and Sixth Sense

Last week I found A YouTube Video by Dr Tony Atwood called Good Mental Health for Autistic girls and women, it describes what I call Emotional Noise down to a T. In a much better way than I ever could. It was a “WOW” moment, a moment of realising that it is actually a thing,Continue reading “Empathy and Sixth Sense”

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”

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