While not as many females as males are diagnosed with autism, girls who are diagnosed with it grow into women who have it. Autism often goes undiagnosed in girls. Girls often get misdiagnosed or get their diagnosis later in life (like myself). Asperger’s Syndrom is nowadys reffered to as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)..
High functioning depression, also called PDD – Persistant Depressive Disorder or Dysthymia, is a low-level chronic form of depression..
Over the years autism has been thought of a condition that affects many more boys than girls. But because it is seen as more of a “male condition”, thousands of girls could be going undiagnosed..
Having a daily routine can help to reduce our stress levels. Trying to remember things can be really stressful and can fill our brains up with everything on our “to-do” list; which can be incredibly overwhelming. When we have a routine, a lot of the things we do day-to-day slot in, and we don’t have to think about them anymore..
Emotional maturity and stability have little to do with biological age. Rather, it is based on solid personality development, a grounded character, emotional intelligence, strong self-confidence, self-reflection, self-control and self-love as well as a good portion of life experience. .
Improving your mental balance – it’s more than possible! When it comes to mental balance, i’m always happy that there are so many techniques, tools and helpful ideas that can help us cope with whatever we have to.
Complimenting yourself helps you see the positives, not just in yourself, but in your surroundings. Harvard University researcher found that the benefits of writing three things you’re grateful for each night because it trains your brain to scan the past 24 hours for positive things while pushing minor annoyances to the background. This exercise, intended to combat the flow of negative self-talk naturally produced in our brains, is just ridiculous enough to be effective. Science agrees.
Everybody has boundaries. In fact, even my boundaries have boundaries. The truth is, they only work if you actually enforce them. Sometimes knowing your boundaries without enforcing them can actually make matters worse. So it’s critical to learn the art of politely enforcing your boundaries.
Beating procrastination and laziness to be productive is important for your success in life. It is important to stop procrastination…
Skin picking (also dermatillomania or excoriation disorder) is a mental disorder, in which those affected pathologically scratch, squeeze or pinch their skin uncontrollably, leaving (infected) wounds and scars. Dermatillomania is classified as an impulse control disorder and is a recognized mental illness. The damaging behavior is often triggered by a scab, sunburn, a mosquito bite, a rash or a pimple in connection with individual stressful situations. Some skin-pickers act more subconsciously, for example when they are bored or under pressure while reading, watching TV or sitting infront of the computer; for others, this condition has become part of their daily routine..
This test includes questions relating to PDA and autism and can be used to help people better determine whether the profile of PDA and autism relate to them. This test was developed for adults but the questions can also be used for children. There are a number of questions, separated into two groups, the first lot are for PDA traits only and the second lot are for traits of autism found in PDAers. These questions should show how PDA the person may be and how autistic the person may be.
While doing my researches, i came across this list, created by Samantha Craft, a Blogger on http://www.the-art-of-autism.com and i just have to share this with you. This list is meant as a springboard for discussion and more awareness into the female experience with autism.
In this article i did some research to gather some information about the Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors or BFRB which is…
As most females on the spectrum i got my diagnosis later in life.. Being diagnosed with PDA-autism/ aspergers was a BIG whoah moment for me..
Nootropics are supplements that improve concentration, learning ability, memory, attention span, mood, stress control, neuroprotection and neuroregeneration by neurotransmitters that send signals to the brain and facilitate cognitive functions..
Learn the difference..
.. Feeling unable and too afraid to speak up. .. Constantly worried about coming off as stupid. .. Always stressed…
The spectrum itself comes with a high variety of symptoms, however, when it comes to certain expressions it can get very confusing. Learn the meaning behing..
Procrastination is a cycle that repeats, but taking the time to develop some self-control is worth it..
Social anxiety is also referred to as social phobia, it‘s when someone has an extreme fear of social settings..
Asperger syndrom is one of the autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). Although symptoms are present early in life, Asperger syndrome is usually diagnosed a little later in life..
Pathological demand avoidance is distinct from other avoidance. Autistic people usually have high demand avoidance due to increased anxiety surrounding normal everyday activities..
„Shadow work might sound scary at first but it‘s really all about true self-acceptance and integration..
„I think i think too much.“ Rumination doesn‘t sound so bad, but when used to describe a mental health condition – it is one of the unhealthiest thought habits around..
„Some say i‘m too sensitive but truth is i just feel too much, every word, every action and every energy goes straight to my heart..