Sensory Triggers 101

Sensory Triggers 101

In preparation for Autism Awareness month next month, I figured I would dedicate this blog to one of the major obstacles of Autism–sensory processing. The five main senses: Smell, sight, taste, touch, and sound are also accompanied by the three

Black and White

Black and White

Black/white Good/bad Happy/sad Thinking in extremes is a form of cognitive distortion commonly referred to as “black and white” thinking. There is seemingly no middle ground between the two polar opposite states. For example, if I try a new flavor

I’ve Fallen, and I Can’t Get Up

I’ve Fallen, and I Can’t Get Up

A week ago, I tripped and fell on my arm which broke the head of my radial bone near by elbow. I wasn’t sure at first that anything good would come from experiencing a fractured bone besides earning another point