Finding shelter from the storm, emotional dis-regulation and me

Emotional dis-regulation, it's hardly a snazzy blog title is it? I didn't really know what it was until it was described to me last year. I recognised that at times I get overwhelmed, but never had a name for it. Often I respond to feelings without really knowing what is going on, I find it …

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Self Harm and me

Today I was having a conversation with someone about children and mental health difficulties. In the conversation it came up that they wondered if self harm was an attention seeking activity. It's possible I misunderstood what they mean't, or didn't quite process what they were saying correctly, so this post isn't an attack on what …

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Interviews

  The National Autistic Society have published a video about interviews. I recently went through having to attend multiple interviews having given up my job of 12 years. It was a terrifying experience, but I got through it with the help of Bristol Mental Health employment service. Preparation I was so scared about the first …

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