How to Deal with Masking Exhaustion and Autism Burnout

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Most people with autism use some form of masking to get through the day. This process helps them interact with other people, but it can be incredibly exhausting at times. If you’re experiencing autism burnout or you cannot figure out why you’re so tired, this guide may give you a better understanding of what’s going … Read more

What Does Neurodivergent Mean?

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The term “neurodivergent” was coined back in 1998, but it didn’t become colloquialized until recent years. You may have heard people online refer to themselves as “neuro-spicy,” which means that their brains do not operate in the traditional manner. Being neurodivergent is nothing to be ashamed of. In fact, there are many ways to use … Read more

Schedule Your Stress Early in the Day (You Read That Right!)

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Stress is inevitable. We all feel it. We all try to ignore it. We all succumb to it eventually. Instead of letting your stress control your life, you can take control of its effects. This guide explains how to schedule your stress so that you can manage the chaos to come.  What We Mean by … Read more

Sleep Routine Tips for Hybrid Workers

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More than half (58%) of working adults in America have hybrid work options available to them. The widespread stay-at-home orders during the early days of the pandemic catapulted the need for remote workers. Many employers maintained those remote programs to reduce overhead and provide optimal flexibility for their employees. Sleep schedules can be tricky when … Read more

Actionable Resolutions for Your Mental Health

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Did you know that 80% of New Year’s resolutions don’t come to fruition? We all start the year with lofty goals, only to fall right back into old routines before the end of January. This year, we want to turn the focus away from failure by creating actionable resolutions for better mental health. Check out … Read more

Plan ahead for Your 2023 Mental Health Days

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Does your employer offer mental health days? If so, now is the perfect time to plan for them! Most people think of mental health days as time off to take when you feel overwhelmed, but you could actually use them as a tool to prevent mental health struggles before they happen. Check out these tips … Read more

How to Improve Your Child’s Critical Thinking Skills

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Oxford Languages defines critical thinking as “the objective analysis and evaluation of an issue in order to form a judgment.” It is the ability to interpret a question or situation and come up with the best-fitting solution. Children need critical thinking skills to interact with the world around them, but many children have experienced delayed … Read more

Mental Health Support for Foster Parents

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Being a foster parent is incredibly rewarding, but it can take a toll on your mental health. You must provide a positive environment for trauma-informed recovery while facing the general challenges that come with parenting. If you feel burnt out, overwhelmed, or stressed, know that you are not alone. Here are some mental health tips … Read more

Is Delayed Speech a Sign of Autism?

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Are you worried about your child’s speech development? Not sure if you should pursue an autism screening? Early diagnosis is always ideal because it allows for early intervention. Children who receive autism treatment at an early age are far better equipped to manage autism symptoms (Source). Let’s explore the correlation between speech delay and autism … Read more

Why Do I Get Sad in the Fall?

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Some people love the shift from summer to fall. The crisp breeze in the air ignites their fondest memories. For others, the fall is a dreaded time of year. This is when their depression peaks and they struggle to get through each passing day. If you’re in the latter category, know you’re not alone. This … Read more