Bad Autism days

I have bad Autism days sometimes. Days where my anxiety sky-rockets for no reason at all. Days where sensory issues are heightened and everything feels wrong and irritating. Days where my motor skills regress so I drop and spill everything. Days where I struggle to string two words together. Days where my vision swims and […]

Alexithymia

Alexithymia or ‘how to recognise anxiety in your child when you don’t recognise it in yourself’. Alexithymia (Alexi for short) is difficulty recognising, understanding and/or feeling emotions. Some Alexi people don’t feel any emotions at all, some can feel some emotions, some feel like their emotions are distant as if through dense fog. Some Alexi people […]

Fight, Flight or Freeze.

It’s been bugging me how often I see articles, blogs and other general information on the fight or flight instinct but nothing is mentioned about the freeze instinct. You’d think people would be more knowledgeable, especially since it’s such a well-known instinct in rabbits. Who doesn’t know about rabbits freezing when they see the lights from […]