Having a safe-space to retreat to is essential for my wellbeing, and I have designed my entire home to be such a self-accommodating sanctuary. It is the one place in the world where I can feel at ease in my body without thinking about it
Tag Archives: autistic health
A Meat Based Diet
I think so clearly, my mood is stable, digestion good, my stiffness has resolved and flexibility returned, chronic pain disappeared, and overall quality of life has improved greatly, despite the diet being quite restricted.
Just Don’t Serve them Tea
When I was in my teens and early 20s, I had a severe panic disorder. It peaked in my second year of University, when I was so anxious that I only attended a handful of lectures. As my world shrank, I realised that I had to do something.
Autism Health and Wellbeing: our first birthday!
Hello and welcome to AutismHWB.com first birthday!
Give The Drummer Some
At school I was that kid who was always playing with his hands, tapping on a desk, or a wall, or a lunchbox, or anything really.
#AskingAutistics What are your top tips for getting to sleep and staying asleep?
Scents and Scentsability
At home, neighbours not withstanding, I have far more control and I choose to create a haven from toxic or unpleasent smells.
Running for Mental Health
This experience changed my life. I’ve become much more confident with who I am and I’m now able to use running as a strength, its become more than an interest for me, its become a passion.
Wellbeing through Weightlifting
What I didn’t ever consider when I began the gym was how good weight lifting is for self regulation. When the barbell is on my shoulders, it almost has the effects of a weighted blanket – it feels really comforting and grounding.
Rhi and Flo's Lockdown Routines
We have decided to take a temporary break from publishing our usual posts in order to share how our contributors are handling current lockdown measures.