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Surviving Being Crazy

Why Write This Blog

Anyone who has read my other two blogs one about my attempts at finding Mr Right and one about my solo travels will know I go through periods of writing/publishing massive amounts of information and then nothing for ages.  So... Continue Reading →

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Being Crazy Is Expensive!

This blog looks purely at the medical (including therapy) costs which are somewhat easy to track and thus calculate. What is not covered is the "SOCIAL COST" of being crazy and/or physically disabled. Social costs are things like the constant... Continue Reading →

Who Ya Gonna Call …..

I was going to call this I.C.E as in In Case of Emergency but the term ICE in the modern world is either a reference to a highly addictive and deadly drug or Immigration Customs Enforcement (Agent) both of which... Continue Reading →

The Gratitude Trap

Keeping a GRATITUDE JOURNAL seems to be a fundamental requirement in the  Mindfulness, Living In The Now, Positive You movements and on the surface the concept of focusing on the good in your life not dwelling on the bad seems... Continue Reading →

Autism Isn’t Just About Kids

My Weekly Preview Magazine (Issue 544) Published 29 March 2019 Hello I’m Dominique. I’m a single 45-year-old female. I’m a little overweight, but fit, and way over-educated. Seriously. I have three university degrees. I’m also autistic. My diagnosis only came... Continue Reading →

Autistic Friendly Employers – Fact or Fiction

Recently in the online adult autistic community there has been a fare amount of discussion about employment and the challenges of not only getting a job when you're autistic but also keeping your job.  For someone with 3 university degrees... Continue Reading →

How Do You Do A Budget For Casual Wages?

HOW DO YOU ACCURATELY PREDICTED YOU'RE WEEKLY, FORTNIGHTLY, MONTHLY OR YEARLY INCOME TO BUDGET WHEN YOU ARE A CASUAL EMPLOYEE AND HAVE NO IDEA HOW MANY SHIFTS YOU"LL GET PER WEEK? My brain asked me this question after I'd spent... Continue Reading →

Perfect Life Plan – Write It And It Will Happen?

Reading  Issue 27 Flow Magazine (English Version) recently I yet again came across the concept that to change your life you should write a new script for your life.  What do I mean by this?  The advice varies in how... Continue Reading →

Missing Normal Milestones Does NOT Make Me Defective!

I was listening to the PBS Newshour while covering my umpteenth consignment of books the other day and in the human interest segment they were interviewing some author about his autobiography.  Part of the interview segment was that he answered... Continue Reading →

Balance

We're always getting told we need BALANCE in our lives from healthcare professionals through to advertisers.  You think about it we get told we need a more balanced diet, we need to better balance between work and home life, we... Continue Reading →

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