Tag: mental health

1 Comment on Clickbait Headline Culture – and why I’m angry about it
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Clickbait Headline Culture – and why I’m angry about it

I have lost count of the times a headline has flashed with a tagline that sets my heart racing and none of the details I need to actually understand the situation.

0 Comment on There’s too much to blog about!
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There’s too much to blog about!

There’s too much to write about, to think about, to be worried about. And it can be so overwhelming that I end up unable to do anything. 

0 Comment on Sorry Not Sorry
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Sorry Not Sorry

I feel obliged to give constant apologies for existing as a neurodiverse person in a neurotypical world.

1 Comment on An ode to scarves and survival
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An ode to scarves and survival

In the end, there was simply too much to talk about. So I’ve decided to talk about scarves. 

0 Comment on Leave my crazy pills alone! 
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Leave my crazy pills alone! 

It took an internal war before I realised that these pills may be something that I would need for the rest of my life – and that that was okay.

2 Comments on Let’s talk about ‘Quiet Zones’
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Let’s talk about ‘Quiet Zones’

I don’t want to be an interfering busybody lecturing on the rules of the train carriage, but I’d rather be that than the meltdown monster I become when it all gets too much.

0 Comment on ‘But what if they’re dead?’ – catastrophisation and the anxiety of loss
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‘But what if they’re dead?’ – catastrophisation and the anxiety of loss

Sometimes, when I wake up at night and my dogs are lying around me, I have to reach out and check they are still breathing.

0 Comment on “I won’t be ignored!” – Thank You, Chester Bennington
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“I won’t be ignored!” – Thank You, Chester Bennington

I wish I could tell him how he took an angry, lonely, confused little queer autistic girl, and gave her the tools she needed to survive.

1 Comment on Owning my fatness…fabulously
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Owning my fatness…fabulously

I’m fat. This isn’t a statement that is up for debate. I am beautiful. I am also fat.

0 Comment on Bees In My Brain – on autism, anxiety and reaching breaking point
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Bees In My Brain – on autism, anxiety and reaching breaking point

Do you ever feel like someone has dropped a box of bees in your brain?