Christmas at the Square
Open Topic

Defining the Holidays

Most of my life as a neurodivergent person, the holidays have been a struggle for me to muddle my way through because of all the factors that it involves. Yet, as I am finally settled in a better place in my mind, I am realizing that I need to define my own or new traditions.

Reflections

Reflections: Being Considered Lazy

To my loved ones throughout my life, I was often considered lazy. This continually-fed train of thought led me into the current chapter of my life thinking that until I learned about the amount of energy needed for me to endure the motions of the day.

Early 2022 Sunrise
Wellness Wedbesday

Wellness Wednesday: There Are Bad Days Too

When people think of being autistic, they often think of it as this profound way of thinking we are unable to do things that neurotypicals can do. We can and wes often put up a lot to be included and do everything else that we are asked to do, but not every day is perfect, nor can it be.

Open Topic

How can I be an Empathetic Empath?

One of the common misconceptions of being autistic is the fact that we don’t show empathy or know how to be kind to others. Oftentimes this is brought to light in the first time that you get to know us, because if you knew who I am, I am quite the empath and can show empathy.

Healthy Lifestyle, Wellness Wedbesday

Wellness Wednesday: Medication Milestone

Without much ado, many of my followers have withstood me throughout the struggles since literally the writing of my blog with my medication. I am proud to say that with all honesty, I only missed one dose in all of the last prescription box. This is a BIG achievement for me.

Adulting, Independence

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.

Open Topic

Life Isn’t Perfect

One of the traits of being autistic is the fact that we see things in “black and white” and hardly any “gray” areas of a situation. For the longest time, I struggled with the fact that things have to be exactly as they need to be or they can’t be right.

Murray Run April 2022
Healthy Lifestyle, Wellness Wedbesday

Wellness Wednesday: Being In A Better Place

If you noticed in my feature blog last week, I titled it “Why Can’t I just be happy? It goes without saying that as soon as I wrote that post, I began to feel better about myself and have a whole different outlook on life as a result of seeing life in a different way.