Hey everybody, this is Christa Holmans, Neurodivergent Rebel here and may is mental health awareness month. And however, you know, autistic mental health can differ from non-autistic mental health for a few reasons. And today I am back with Paul Austin, our resident “NT” and Haley Moss, who is the first openly autistic lawyer in Florida, to digest this issue. Continue reading Autistic Mental Health – Neurodivergent Rebel with Haley Moss & Paul Austin
People sometimes use TRAUMA as an excuse hurt other people. Just because you went through some shit, that doesn’t give you a free pass to LASH out at others. Continue reading An Autistic Guide to Unmasking Abusive & Manipulative People
In this episode, we about the struggles of anxiety disorders and how they tie into an autism diagnosis all too often. We explore the biological and social sides to anxiety, ways you notice your stress levels increasing, ways to prevent future panic attacks, and mindsets to develop in order to cope with the disorder. Continue reading Autism & Overcoming Anxiety Disorder (w/ Neurodivergent Rebel) – Thoughty Auti Podcast Episode #6
For me as an autistic person, my reactions to stress and anxiety are a bit different. Continue reading Autism & Mental Health – My Autistic Anxiety
If it’s really bad, I’ll start touching my chair with my hand next to me. I might close my eyes and listen to the sounds in the room around me. I will probably count and do breathing exercises. Continue reading Managing Anxiety & Panic Attacks – an Autistic Perspective
This week I had the pleasure of being invited into The Anxious Truth Podcast. We discuss some of the overlapping issues found in both anxiety disorders and autism and other neurodivergent conditions such as ADHD. Continue reading Anxiety and Autism/Neurodiversity Issues on The Anxious Truth Podcast
Do you have any calming and soothing routines or rituals that you use to help unwind and slow yourself down if you find yourself moving a bit too quickly? Continue reading Autistic Self Care – Weighted Blanket Relaxation & Anxiety Relief
Nobody is pleasant to be around when they’re not feeling well. So, if the autistic person in your life is more pleasant to be around when they’re on the gluten free diet because they have a gluten sensitivity, it’s not that they are less autistic. Continue reading An Autistic Perspective – Autism & Gluten Free Diets
People ask about the hard parts.
Is autism a disability? It can be.
Is it all sunshine and rainbows? No. Continue reading Autistic Enigma – My Weaknesses, A Peek Behind the Curtain
Self Care is Essential to Everyone’s Mental and Physical Health Continue reading Spa Day Vlog – Unwinding from the Holidays (Public Version)