Dear Introvert ūüíĖ

“In a gentle way, you can shake the world” –¬†Mahatma Gandhi There’s a few things I’d like to say Firstly, kudos for being you Living this life in your own way People may question if you’re being true But being authentic is better than okay You may be known as the ‘quiet one’ The kid […]

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Musings on The A Word

“Get to know someone on the spectrum and your life will truly be blessed!”¬† Stephanie L. Parker Over the long weekend, I finally caught up on the buzz surrounding The A Word, a 6-part drama about Joe, a 5 year old boy on the autistic spectrum. Through this BBC drama we see the Hughes family’s […]

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Mindfulness in the Classroom

‚ÄúPeace is the result of retraining your mind to process life as it is, rather than as you think it should be.‚ÄĚ Dr Wayne W. Dyer With half term over and schools back this week, I have that ‚Äėback to school‚Äô feeling going on.¬† I must admit it‚Äôs been an effort getting back into teaching […]

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Thank you ūüíĖ

“We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.‚ÄĚ –¬†Cynthia¬†Ozick Gracias, tak, merci, shukran and efharisto, are just a few examples of how the international community say the words: ‚Äúthank you.‚ÄĚ ¬†These simple words carry a strong message of gratitude and kindness. So why is it that many people forget to¬†use […]

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Lessons from an Artist

‚ÄúEveryone has a story to tell. Around every corner there is a great story waiting to be discovered,¬†lived and retold, and people love to hear them. ‚ÄĚ Jeff Goins A while ago on my way from work, whilst waiting for a train at the station, I noticed a man looking at some really beautiful pieces […]

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Holidays with Autism

Whether its the Easter holidays, half term or Summer break, for many children, the idea of no school, teachers or homework for a few weeks, fills them with thoughts of joy and freedom. ¬†There are lie ins, spending more time with their¬†friends¬†and maybe travelling abroad with family¬†to explore new sights¬†and have fun. Parents are either […]

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Unique Blossoms

Spring has officially sprung. ¬†The thing I love about this time of the year is seeing flowers peep out from humble beginnings and¬†blossom into this world. I was recently given a lovely bunch of lilies, roses and other beauties as a floral gift.¬† As the flowers gradually blossomed and made my place feel homely, I […]

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