Compromise is sometimes a sticky subject for an autistic individual. It sometimes causes them to have to do something they may not agree, want or feel comfortable doing.
Reflections: Being Happy With Life Now
After working to let go of what was over the past few weeks, I am beginning to learn to accept that I need to be thankful for where I am and that I am in a better place than the past. Although there were benefits to the past, the outcome now outweighs the struggles of the past.
Reflections: Everyone Else is Moving On, So Why Can’t I?
A few weeks ago in my Reflections blog, I wrote about letting go of the past. And as time moves and others move on with life, it somehow seems that I cannot let the events of my past escape my mind and I continually think because they happened to me then, it is still that way and always will be.
Understand The Story
TW/CW: mention of suicide*from solely my perspective*As I started my day today, I felt intense hunger pangs. Being autistic, I struggle with interception and as such my body was telling me that I needed to make nourishing my body a priority.My automatic response was looking at being lazy and having breakfast brought to me, however… Continue reading Understand The Story
Remembering The Past. Being Grateful for Where I Am Today.
It can be hard for me sometimes to see through the mind fog that I am doing well for all the challenges I face in my life.
Some Days Don’t Go The Way You Have Them Planned
Today was one of the days that didn't go the way I had planned.
Adulting: Reframing Behavior
I am accepting and learning that in order to stop feeling so miserable about my life that I need to reframe former behaviors that I once had from happening in my life. It is no one’s fault for those behaviors, it was the fact that I valued them more than they needed to.
Reflections: Pandemic Regressions and Related Trauma
Having to manage the complexities of that and other situations in the course of the past near four years has caused additional trauma and regression that is taking time to repair.
Family and Ally Voices DO Matter
In the past few years the hashtag and theme of #actuallyautustic have been more present than ever. While for decades the voices of autistics have been dialed down. We must remember that autistics come from many walks of life and sometimes need the voice and support of their family and/or related allies in one’s journey. Therefore, I feel it is important that all voices in one’s journey may need to be heard.
Vlog #053: Trauma and Bias
https://youtu.be/9eUF2v4QMiE Vlog #053: Trauma and Bias