Photography and Mindfulness

I have been a bit rubbish on the blogging front in recent months, a combination of falling into a new routine, appointments and not knowing what to write are to blame, but hoping things will settle again soon. During the summer my GP suggested that I set myself small goals to help with my mentalContinue reading “Photography and Mindfulness”

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”

Mental Health Walk

Today I decided to go for a walk with my partner and daughter; I know its good for me and that it really helps my mood, so why do I stop doing it. Once I get going it’s great, but trying to persuade myself to do it……………. not so great. It was a lovely day,Continue reading “Mental Health Walk”


Sometimes you just need someone who totally gets it, without the need for an indeepth description or explanation. Don’t get me wrong, my friends and family are great, they make an effort to understand, even when they don’t they will say so and are still supportive. It is hard when you haven’t experienced something yourselfContinue reading “Tribe”

Just Me

It has been a stormy day here today; not that I really mind, I love listening to the wind and the rain. I find it quite relaxing, although it may have been a different story if I had to go out. I have recently taken to watching my friend at her pony training lessons, sheContinue reading “Just Me”

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”

Happy Mothers Day

It’s Mothers Day here in the UK; it looks a little different this year due to lockdown, no going out for a meal or time spent with the rest of the family. But, still just as special. My daughter came running in to my bedroom this morning with a daffodil that has been in herContinue reading “Happy Mothers Day”

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