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

Small Talk is a Big Problem

Small Talk is a Big Problem

Imagine trying to hold a conversation in the middle of a concert. The fans are screaming, the music is blaring, and you are pouring every last bit of effort into trying to make sense of the jumbled mess of words

Social Anxiety or Autism?

Social Anxiety or Autism?

Someone asked me recently how I knew I was autistic and not just suffering from Social Anxiety. In retrospect, the question coming from someone with a degree in the mental health field seemed a bit like the interrogative form of