Neurodivergent Mental Health

Neurodivergent Meltdowns in Adults – A Guide for Autistic and ADHD Adults

First thing’s first: Neurodivergent Meltdowns in Adults are NOTHING to be ashamed of. I’m sure you’re reading this because you feel ashamed and/or frustrated that you’re experiencing meltdowns as an adult. I totally understand the sentiment. Meltdowns are excruciating for Neurodivergent people in general. But they are double difficult when we have them as adults. …

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Mental Floss: A Neurodivergent Approach to Practicing Mindfulness

Look, I get it – practicing mindfulness while dealing with mental illness or disability can be damn near impossible. And being told to do mindfulness by well meaning people is the literal *worst*. But what if I told you that we, as Neurodivergent folx can use mindfulness to our advantage? It’s true! By shifting our …

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Mental Illness,ADHD and Cleaning – 5 Neurodivergent Strategies to Fight Executive Dysfunction

Have you ever kicked yourself for being lazy? For letting those dishes pile up into a cartoonish mountain? Or cussed yourself because you just can’t keep your house organized no matter what system you try? How about told yourself you’re worthless for being unable to stick to the trendy new cleaning routine? I sure have. …

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“I Get Stuck” – Exploring ADHD and Executive Function

Confession: I struggle a lot with ADHD and Executive Function. It’s a part of neurodivergency that really negatively affects my mental health. Now don’t get me wrong. I am proudly neurodivergent and wouldn’t change it for the world. But there are some parts of it that present a serious challenge. Especially in this hectic, work …

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What Is Stimming And How Can It Affect Your Mental Health As a Neurodivergent?

What is stimming? Chances are you’ve heard of it before in relation to Autism Spectrum Disorder. But did you know this self regulatory behavior is something everyone participates in? Yep, that’s right – everybody stims! But just what is stimming and why am I writing about it in a mental health blog post? Keep reading …

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