When you mention mood swings, particularly in the context of mental illness, people think of bipolar disorder and nothing else. Yes bipolar is characterised by mood swings, but I don’t think many people realise that * Mood swings can come in many different forms * And that bipolar disorder, and the conditions which come under … More Brain…wait for me, I can’t keep up.
I have not blogged in a while, and did not manage to finish the A-Z blog challenge. i was a bit upset I could not manage to finish it as I did enjoy doing it, but my mental health was just getting worse and worse and blogging was just too difficult to do. Everything is … More “Where was this rule that I must be like you?” – a poem
[image description: brown background with a stamp of the A to Z challenge in the background. Writing on the top reads “A to Z participant (2017) then there is a large capital letter ‘R’ in the middle. Below the ‘R’ it reads “blogging from A to Z” below that it reads “http://www.a-to-zchallenge.com/ end of image … More R is for recovery and what an earth does it mean #atozchallenge
Today I want to write about a product (or indeed company and a number of products from that company) that I use most days and on days I am out I use constantly. I am talking about the brilliant Stickman Communications Stickman Communications are a range of products that can be used to explain, express or … More Stickman Communications
I have many different products which help me cope each day with my various disabilities. Some of which are designed for that purpose, some which I use differently to the more commercial purpose they are sold for. Some things I use daily, or at all times, some less regularly and a few in certain circumstances. … More The Squease
Ever heard or said these phases: ‘I wish I had OCD so I could have a clean home/have my DVDs in alphabetical order/etc, etc, etc’ ‘I’m so OCD about having my books neat/about parking within the lines/etc, etc, etc’ I am sure a lot of people who say these and similar phases don’t mean to … More ‘I’m so OCD about…’
Stereotype: a widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing. I hate stereotypes, I get stereotyped regularly, my disabilities get stereotyped regularly. Why does society expect a person to be or act a certain way because of who they are. Why does the media represent only one … More stereotypes