I know you won’t get this till it needs to be written. I wish it could have arrived sooner. There’s some lessons you needed to learn, but they came outside of school. You’re bisexual. Not gay, not straight. You love anyone who loves you back. It’s something you should be proud of, and one dayContinue reading “Dear Childhood Rory”
It’s always disappointing to see the same problems occurring in the media around mental health, and especially neurodivergence. Not only were there a number of factual errors, but the very people meant to help us have made clear their ignorance.
It’s time to put the blame where it belongs – on the system that set you up to fail.
I am skeptical of psychological science, I am even more skeptical of positive approaches to mental health. Why would focusing on strengths or my values help in a world that was constantly telling me about everything I lacked the capacity to do?
The good news is that as of today (29/08/2021) Dr Ashley Bloomfield has said our R0 number (the rate of infection spread) is now modelling as being under 1. [This means for each new infection, the amount of people that person passes it on to is less than 1 – meaning lockdown is working.] UnfortunatelyContinue reading “NZ: Having A Harder COVID-19 Lockdown? Coping strategies”
“Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise” – Victor Hugo
[Disclaimer: I received this book for free to read – no review was part of the deal but I really enjoyed it and I think it’s a good resource.] This is an excellent book for an overview of ADHD – it’s not extremely scientific although touching on the science of ADHD. The book is writtenContinue reading “Book Review – ADHD: an A to Z by Leanne Maskell”
One day this will be properly safe guarded… till then I will continue falling in.
I wanted this to be a short summary – I meant to finish this blog a long time ago. Turns out a lot of stuff is related – this is just part 1.
If hibernation was an option – I’d take it.