Posts Tagged ‘self-care’
9 Essential Qualities for Successfully Raising Someone on the Spectrum
My son who is labeled as being on the High-Functioning Autism Spectrum is absolutely thriving at a public charter school right now. He has a 4.0 GPA, plays bass guitar, enjoys going on errands with me, sleeps well, eats well, and overall seems happy. BOOM! We also very successfully made it through my recent cancer…Read More
5 Healthy Habits (Post-Cancer) That Can Benefit You
Post-cancer survivor . . . That’s one of my newest labels. Like I shared last week, I’m doing as well as one might expect–fabulously and also struggling–all at the same time. From what I’ve learned (and agree with), sleep, food, and exercise are the three main pathways to optimal health. And since my diagnosis, I…Read More
Breathe Deeply. You Are Invited . . .
. . . to take a slow. long. and deep breath. Seriously, right now in this moment, you can do that! This life we lead, the world that surrounds us, the sites and sounds we wish weren’t there but probably don’t even notice–all of these things get to us and they…Read More
Do You Even Realize You Need to Forgive Yourself?
You know, we really tend to beat ourselves up. But you know what else? As parents of children with Asperger’s, autism, ADHD, ODD, PDD, OMG (the list goes on) we get blamed. We get blamed unnecessarily and we get blamed by people we trust, which is so disappointing on so many levels. I get it, but…Read More