Originally posted on Medium 12th Feb https://medium.com/@arcarver87/a-bad-day-with-anxiety-9b172028b752 Leaving the house is always a struggle for me, I have difficulty with social anxiety that makes it incredibly hard for me to deal with people, especially in groups, and noise, not to mention a few other things. Given a choice I will stay at home, out of the... Continue Reading →
Molehills everywhere, but not a mountain in sight.
As someone who suffers from stress, anxiety and depression I have always found it easy in the past to turn the smallest of molehills in the largest of mountains. No matter what happened I was likely to view a problem as the worst thing to ever happen to me, with the all too real possibility... Continue Reading →
Autistic Confessions – Feeling Stuck – Running Away
I know how this feels, I have days when I just sit there, staring at the computer with a mental list of things to do, utterly unable to get moving on anything.
An interview with Jennifer Peacock-Smith
Today on ARCBookblog we Jennifer Peacock-Smith, the latest in the series of interviews I have been running. Before we get to the interview, here is Jennifer's bio from Amazon. Jennifer Peacock-Smith is an emerging memoirist who writes on her experiences, struggles and triumphs through a difficult but colorful life so far. She shares her time... Continue Reading →
Anti-social vs social media.
I was going to title this post Autism vs Social Media, but that seems unfair to the people who are anti or unsocial but don't have autism or mental health problems as a reason (some people simply prefer to avoid people). I have encountered a number of discussions on Goodreads recently about the need for... Continue Reading →
A preview of coming attractions
Now that 2017 has started, it's time to look ahead to what's in store, both personally and on the writing front. Discounting the release of my first novel, 2016 was not a very good year, I had to have a major operation early last year for a burst appendix; it was good for losing some... Continue Reading →
I just knew today was going to be a bad day when I had to get up early for an appointment I didn't want to go to and found the weather overcast and rubbish. I followed that up by burning my pop-tarts and having to endure a series of very personal questions at my appointment... Continue Reading →