Since when did needing to step away from everything for a while show weakness…Or does it? When you come from an old school family, taking time off, stepping away from a situation or anything that involves time to think and reflect meant that you were doing one of two things…giving up or just being lazy.… Continue reading Taking time off…Is it showing weakness??
My journey with anxiety has been over the period of my 20.5 years and has always had ups and downs. Lately, I have been taking some steps to trying to improve my mentality when it comes to anxiety. With the stigma that there is around mental illness, I found myself giving me a hard time… Continue reading The Hiccups in the Road of Anxiety
So apparently this month is Ableism Month? I don’t follow this kind of stuff all that much, but with some thought, I do have something to say. This post was originally going to be an angry rant, but after some thought, I was able to think of a way to inspire people, a lesson I may… Continue reading My Autistic Experience – More Than Just A Label
Please be patient with me As I have yet to show you a side of me Which I try to hide away from you, My friends, my family, and my peers A side of me that’s alone in the shower Curled up in a ball struggling to breathe Dry heaving and hyperventilating In the midst… Continue reading Please Be Patient With Me…
It fascinates me from time to time how other people see the autistic condition from the outside. My understanding of autism is limited to my own experience and the experiences I read about in books or on blogs. Much of it is what it’s like on the inside, and I must say it is quite… Continue reading My Autistic Experience: To Fix A Broken Person
As a part of an Australian awareness campaign, Soften the FCK up created a video of a number of young men talking about their struggles and what those struggles led them to contemplate: suicide.
Please note: this post was written by a student who wished to remain anonymous Before I get into the specifics about a time I reached out to a friend in need, I wanted to share a time that I did nothing. In grade 8, one of my peers committed suicide. I was absolutely devastated, how… Continue reading Offering Help to a Friend