You Can’t Be Autistic Because. . . You Have Empathy

You Can’t Be Autistic Because. . . You Have Empathy – This is one of the autism myths bugs me the most. Have you heard this one? #AskingAutistics     #ActuallyAutistic #YouCantBeAutisticBecause #Neurodiversity #Empathy Continue reading You Can’t Be Autistic Because. . . You Have Empathy

Developing Empathy & Compassion

What a long way I’ve come. I remember a time when trying to be compassionate and patient with the people around me was much harder (not that I’m perfect now).

As we age we become older we grow better and wiser but ONLY if we decide to put the effort into ourselves.

This is an honest video about the rewards that come from years of hard work. Continue reading Developing Empathy & Compassion

Habit-forming – The Art of Creating Good Habits

I am a creature of habit. I love my little rituals and routines. I am very aware of this and take advantage of my ability to form habits. Continue reading Habit-forming – The Art of Creating Good Habits

Coming Home – The Road to Writing

Written words are enchanting magic spells, casting thoughts out into the wider world. As I relax into a quiet space behind my keyboard something miraculous happens.

Many people complain about how much they hate writing papers, but my experience with writing (typing) has been very different. Continue reading Coming Home – The Road to Writing

Master Your Fears – JUST JUMP!

Are you staying in your comfort zone or do you push yourself?

Do one thing every day that scares you. After your fears are behind you THAT is when the magic happens.

All too often we let fear and anxiety control us. Standing on the edge of greatness, frozen, afraid to make our next move. Next time you are stuck, afraid to make a decision, push forward. Just jump! What’s the worst that could happen?

Get out there – chase your dreams. Continue reading Master Your Fears – JUST JUMP!

Talking About Turning 30 – Setting Goals & Self Improvement

I’m turning 30 this week and every 5 years I like to do a little inventory of everything in my life – kind of like a life assessment.

I look at my bills, where my money is going, what I’m eating, my self-esteem, the people in my life, my activities – everything. I like to spend a lot of time in quiet contemplation as I think deeply about my goals and how I can be sure to stay on track. Sometimes old goals may become irrelevant as new goals come up. I try to think about all of these things when setting new goals for the year.

This year I am focusing on two main goals. Continue reading Talking About Turning 30 – Setting Goals & Self Improvement