After my July 27th Counselling appointment, I took a step back to reflect on a month of weekly appointments I had with my Aunt Wendy ─ a loving term I have given to my Counsellor, who truly felt like instant family from session one. I had big fears about what we were set to talk about, … More Finding the Right Counsellor
It feels so weird to be happy. After a particularly damning battle with my depression, I’m finding myself feeling like a girl on fire ─ passionate, and ready to take on the world. You see, anxiety is the devil on your metaphorical shoulder that says all kinds of things to disturb with your mind. I … More Changing of the Seasons
After hearing the rather heart-breaking news that Spiderman is all but surely going to depart the MCU, I was left thinking about the sort of impact this type of character has had on me and how they can have an effect with anyone on the Spectrum. Having superheroes to look up to and worship is … More Why Heroes are so Important
Having any kind of condition whether physical or mental is certainly going to provide its challenges, but there is also cause to believe that certain aspects of life are made easier as a result of being on the spectrum. Most people who have some form of Autism take sizable amounts of time mulling over how … More Are There Benefits to Having Asperger Syndrome?
In a World filled with hateful people and stressful situations, we are always looking for effective ways to dishevel some of the negative feelings that start to engulf our mind and well-being. Most would typically turn to prescribed medication or some form of exercise to break away all the negativity that starts to swirl within … More Can Owning a Dog Enhance Your Well-Being?
Given the fact I have spent most of this year applying for jobs and attending interviews, I thought it would be prudent to draw on my experiences to provide some tips and advice for anyone that struggles with the less than pleasant ordeal of job hunting. Getting an interview is actually the hard part, but … More Advice for Job Interviews
It’s been a fairly horrific year for myself having struggled to land full-time employment and enduring long periods of both anxiety and depression. There has been a real lack of focus and any kind of forward thinking on my part which has created feelings of both worthlessness and despair. I needed to do something and … More The Benefits of Volunteer Work
The Harry Potter series sparked an entire generation of imagination and thrills with some of the very best world building and storytelling there has ever been. The books are filled with incredibly rich characters and the settings are both wondrous and mesmerising. There is no question that J.K Rowling excelled at creating something that will … More Asperger Themes in Harry Potter
Over the course of the last few weeks I have gone through a series of tortuous panic attacks that have hampered my ability to think or get anything done. They are such a huge burden to have, especially considering the abundance of other things to worry about as a result of Asperger Syndrome. There is … More Living with Panic Attacks
In a world where everything seems so confusing and more often than not completely pointless, it’s always nice to have some kind of escapism to help ease away any negative feelings or thoughts. Over the course of my life I have often turned to the goofy and grandioso world of Star Wars to transport my … More How Star Wars has Helped my Well-being