Feeling got at, once again

First came the professionals with their sound medical backgrounds, wanting to help. We took the advice and fistfuls of pills hoping to get better. Then came what in any other era or field would have been dismissed as quacks. Perhaps we needed to look to our pasts, our resentment or our suppressed anger over ancient…

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Mindsets in a time of crisis: 2

More lowlifes crawling out of the online floorboards I really did hope that further warnings about on-line opportunists would not be necessary. How wrong I was.Since my warning about emails purportedly from people known to you, and others from young ladies who think you are their ‘soul mate’, other kinds of messages have been popping…

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Winter silence: that would be so welcome

At this very busy time of year the difficulties that people with sensory problems have escalate beyond understanding. On every Asperger / Autism / Aspie Facebook group I belong to individuals are voicing the problems they experience at this time of Celebration. This is not a flash in the pan problem, nor a Noel Niggle,…

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World Mental Health Day

The parallel universe of mental health. It’s 2019 and the theme for World Mental Health Day is Suicide Prevention. My header image is my way of illustrating how mental illness is perceived. Alongside the diagnoses are the words people use to describe us. Fear? Confusion? Lack of knowledge? Misinformation? Whatever the reason, mental illness is…

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Thank you for getting me through!

It seemed an age ago that I was struggling to get things done. Actually I couldn’t even get my head into gear enough to think about doing anything. Now I’m back and feeling so positive it’s scary. With the help of my readers who ‘Liked’ and ‘Commented on’ my recent blogs, a light was shone…

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Where have I been?

Seven days have passed. Stuff has happened. I haven’t written. I don’t really know why. My last posts were about not feeling well. It turned out I had a viral throat infection. Needed lots of liquids and lots of rest. I was prescribed a throat spray to ease the pain. It worked like a charm…

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