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Five unhelpful things I wish people would stop saying to me

When people say “you seem normal”, it just sounds like they are afraid of neurodivergence and “crazy” people. It’s a veiled form of ableism. Continue reading

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Why I don’t believe in “self care” (and how to make it obsolete)

Someone asked me recently what my favourite self care strategies are.┬áIt seemed like a reasonable question until I realized that I had no idea what the answer is. I drew a complete blank. Which is weird, because I’m a mental … Continue reading

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