This month’s edition and always worth a read!
Month: June 2019
Alexithymia (quite literally ‘without words for emotions’) is a psychological construct present in 10% of the population. It varies in severity among individuals. Alexithymic people have difficulty understanding, processing and verbalising their own feelings and sensations, and recognising or understanding the emotions of others.
Another brilliant piece following on from yesterday’s article about Borderline Personality Disorder. This is something I can so identify with!!
An interesting piece here. Although this is not aimed at those with autism, our view is that autism often coexists with other conditions such as BPD. Many of the observations and suggestions in this piece are equally valid for us all!
There is a line in this article that hit home with me “Toxic shame”. This whole topic may seem “dark” but with upwards of 20% of kids experiencing depression, these are things we need to “get our heads around”, be aware and start debating! Lets have some feedback and comments please…
Brilliant new initiative showing you are not alone. You can always text Crisis Text Line … text “START” to 741741
Just in time for the summer holidays, this praiseworthy initiative will be welcomed by many Mums as well as the kids!!
This excellent resource helps to explain some of the myths. Well worth a read!
This excellent resource just found!
This story “doing the rounds” last week is a classic example. The original story in Dutch was mistranslated by English journalists and then picked up by American journalists who used it to try to make a point. Read the story and make your own mind up! Yes it is tragic that a 17 year old …