In all the years that I’ve suffered from depression and anxiety, it never really occurred to me to take considerable note of how I was able to become happier and at peace with myself again. We all know mental health issues can be a roller coaster and before I knew how to master my mental… Continue reading 8 Things I keep in my Mental Health Relapse Kit
You ask "how are you?", but what exactly are you asking me? Are you concerned about my current physical and mental state? Are you just asking out of routine and only really expect me to say, "I'm fine"? Do you just ask this as a way of showing you acknowledge my presence? Are you prepared… Continue reading What exactly are you asking me?
This saying, "in order to have friends, you have to be a friend", would have you question the kind of friend you are....Even more so if you're someone on the spectrum dealing with unwritten social rules, missed cues, subtle hints and non verbals that just goes completely over your head. Although I completely agree, the… Continue reading To have friends, you have to be a….
1. Social proof/validation has a lot of power. Whether or not I cared for it, after reviewing the year 2017 I realised social validation actually has a lot of power. When people are unsure of you, they'll look to the behaviours of others towards you as an important guideline for how to treat you. Which… Continue reading 5 things I’ve learned from 2017
Pre-diagnosis Ever since I could remember I've always wondered why I was so different to everyone else. I remember thinking to myself, was there some kind of special class or training in social rules and relationship skills that I missed out on, or was it one of those things where you had to be born… Continue reading Story time – My diagnosis
These are just some simple steps on becoming any aspie's favourite person. 1. Be sure to sporadically make plans and never follow through. Almost every aspie if not every, thrive upon the occasional let down. In fact they enjoy spending large amounts of time mentally and emotionally gearing themselves up to prepare every detail on… Continue reading 10 tips on how to become bestfriends with an Aspie