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Getting Back to "Normal"

Ugh, I just don’t even know where to begin. This week has been a freaking shit show. Between coming off the meds, being shown the wrong house, inventory at work, and this mess with the girls, I just don’t even know anymore. 738 more words

A Flibbertigibbet! A will o' the wisp! A clown!

They could have been singing about my daughter. She often puts a song in my heart, and sometimes it’s this one.

…except once I began to understand her, and tried to get inside her head on how it works in there, she was no longer a ‘problem’ and a will o’ the wisp seemed more magical than flighty. 27 more words

Uncovering Peace

Blast From the Past

I think one of the more self-damaging issues with a mental health hiccup is the flashback trend. It hits you, something stupid you’ve done or something that someone has said or done to you and it just haunts you for days. 315 more words

Mental Healh

Reblogged: Why You Feel Too Much (and How to Cope)

Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) manifests in many small, sometimes maddening ways. Itchy tags may be unbearable. Loud music intolerable. Perfume simply sickening. Whatever the specific symptoms, SPD makes it difficult to interact with your daily environment. 36 more words

Highly Sensitive Person

Reblogged: Is It ADHD or Auditory Processing Disorder?

Does your child struggle to block out background noise, follow conversations or pronounce words correctly? Is she hypersensitive to sound? She may have an auditory processing disorder in addition to, or mistaken for, ADHD. 12 more words

Highly Sensitive Person

Peace does not mean comfort

Peace does not mean physical comfort, nor does it mean thinking only certain thoughts. Rather, it is a discovery of the Impenetrable Fortress Within.

-Atreya Thomas


Brief Update

This is just to let everyone know that I’m finishing up a class (2 days left!) for grad school and I likely won’t post anything until after it’s finished, which will be Monday, unless I get some free time and I’m able to finish my next post. 30 more words