Autism · Finding Myself · My Autistic Experience

My Autistic Experience – Conflicted During Autism Awareness Month

Apparently it’s Autism Awareness Month… at least in the States. Every time there is an event or month that has something to do with me, I find that I barely notice it. A year ago, I made a post on Ableism month that started with “So apparently this month is Ableism Month?” So yeah. Apparently… Continue reading My Autistic Experience – Conflicted During Autism Awareness Month

Finding Myself · Happiness · Humans of UOIT · School · Student · Tips for Friends

The Troubles with being a Social Introvert

Growing up, I have always loved being around people and socializing at parties. One of my favourite past times is hanging out with large groups of people because you will always find someone to talk to or something to do! Although I love to socialize, I’ve only ever had a handful of close friends, and… Continue reading The Troubles with being a Social Introvert

Anxiety · Continue the Conversation · Depression · Finding Myself · Happiness · Mental Health · Stress

Overthinking – Pondering What Could Be the Cause of my Mental Turmoil

When someone is seeking answers to something, they seek out the experts. Meeting and speaking with them, hoping that spilling their innermost thoughts and feelings and presenting the facts that match to things that they know, they hope to receive an answer that matches the research they themselves have conducted. As for myself, I think… Continue reading Overthinking – Pondering What Could Be the Cause of my Mental Turmoil

Anxiety · Depression · Finding Myself · Goals · Happiness · Mental Health · Mindsight · Searching for Motivation

Booklist

Here are some recommendations of books for enhancing and strengthening your mental health: The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are (by: Brene Brown) This novel by Brene Brown, focuses on whole-hearted living and the tools for developing worthiness, which Brown classifies these as… Continue reading Booklist

Anxiety · Difficult Decisions · Exams · Failure · Finding Myself · Goals · Happiness · Helping Others · Mental Health · Stress

Drawn and Quartered

I have committed high treason…against myself…AGAIN! I once again have begun to spread myself to thin. Breaking promises I told myself like, “I’ll go to bed by 10:00pm” or “I’ll stay on top of things”, and the classic “I’m fine, of course I’m not taking on too much”. But I’m not fine. School, work, friends,… Continue reading Drawn and Quartered