AUTISM AND MENTAL HEALTH So this week is mental health week whereby ad campaigns begin to be rolled out alerting people to be more open and start a conversation/dialogue around their current mental health state. As some who has suffered from mental health issues in the past and is who is currently able to maintain… Continue reading AUTISM AND MENTAL HEALTH
Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Introduction What is Sensory Processing Disorder? Well SPD (formerly called Sensory Integration Disorder) is a condition where the brain and nervous system have trouble processing or integrating stimulus making it difficult to interact with your daily environment. SPD works by disrupting how the brain — the top of the central nervous system —… Continue reading Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)
I could eat all day, sleep all day and wallow in my depression. But I am not going to be sucked into the black vortex. I am standing strong well as strong as I can. I've tried getting back to my aqua fit, my podcasts, my solitaire but it's not happening for me. I… Continue reading A Depressive Act
My depression has come back and slapped me harder than it ever has done before. I've tried doing my aqua fit, or listening to pod casts and anything else that usually takes my kind to a different head space but nothing I repeat nothing is working right now I am honesty at a loss as… Continue reading A Black Cloud Reigns
I was on the Swan River enjoying an afternoon of cheese and wine and besides my on a small dedicated table was my quill and ink and some white virginal A4 paper, ready to have my blog thoughts written down onto it. When I was stopped and asked "Nick what do you do to relax?"… Continue reading A RELAXATION….
It’s like having to play a game of Monopoly every day of your life, but the standard for everyone else when they roll the dice is that they get to move forward, but when I roll the dice, I have to move backward. I have depression. I am autistic. I am broken. Mentally and physically.… Continue reading Depression and Autism