Healthy Lifestyle, Wellness Wedbesday

Wellness Wednesday: Value Your Mental Health

For decades, May has been Mental Health Month. Many autistic people have the comorbidity of mental health with their autism. It is sometimes an every day or even every hour battle, but one thing I have learned is that you have to value and respect your mental health for what it is.

Adulting, Independence

Adulting: Decision Difficulty

A trait that an autistic person has is the difficulty in making decisions when the opportunity is given for them to do so. It can be hard for us to lock in on a final decision without understanding possible barriers or ramifications that may provide to us and those around us.

Open Topic

Managing Emotions

Life ebbs and flows. For me, my emotions sometimes run the gamut of being high and low. There are times I feel at peace with myself and there are times I think the world is crashing down on me and I think things are the worst they ever could be. All in all, it is muddling through it and knowing that I can never give up is what keeps me going.

Healthy Lifestyle, Wellness Wedbesday

Wellness Wednesday: Taking Time For You

Recently, I had recognized without scheduling that I needed to just take a day for myself. This was at first a hard thing for me to do as I initially felt as if it was some sort of punishment, but in reality it was a really good thing and I was validated for doing what I needed to do.


Reflections: Doing What Is Right

Over the past few weeks, I am finally getting my life back on track after a long course of not doing what I needed to do to care for my mental health. Being in denial and playing games with my medicine in the course of nearly four and a half years, having a reality check and a really bad meltdown has made me recognize that doing what is right just makes sense.