The sooner you begin to accept that you can't make people show up for you the way you would like them to, the sooner the process of letting go can begin.

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Wellness Wednesday

There are actually so many things I want to write about. The wilderness I explored in Washington state Joker the movie The difference between a therapist and life coach. But it's midnight and I'm reflecting on the conference I presented at last week. I was so nervous and my presentation didn't go as smoothly as [...]

Wellness Wednesday

I'm leaving for Seattle in a few hours to present at a conference. I would have liked to have had more time to prepare, but it is what it is. Dissertation is such a lonely and isolating process, it's unreal. You do receive help from your committee and mentors for sure... but, everything really all [...]

Disability and Sexuality Research

  Greetings everyone, As part of my research at Duquesne University, my team and I are investigating disability and sexuality. If you are between the ages of 18 and 30, and have a disability of any kind (inclusive of autism, ADHD, and mental health disabilities) and feel comfortable taking an anonymous online survey about sexuality [...]

Wellness Wednesday

I was going to say that today was awful, but it didn't end up that way. Having a select few people who care about me helps my anxiety tremendously. People who will do things for me and make decisions when my brain stops working. Everything started off wrong today. The computer I recently bought doesn't [...]

Wellness Wednesday

Started this yesterday and finished it today. As is my life. Lol. I guess I can sort of commend myself on trying to be flexible with how much my schedule has changed yesterday. Usually that stresses me out, but I've been relatively ok with it. I did turn in my dissertation proposal. I appreciated running [...]