COVID-19 help round-up

As things are getting better – fingers crossed – I’ve moved my COVID-19 help round-up off my homepage to here on the blog. I’m still offering everything I offered before, including the free sessions. However, I have committed to some exciting new community projects, which means I will have to stop the free sessions soon.Continue reading “COVID-19 help round-up”

Autistic? Here’s how you can help Black Lives Matter

If you’re autistic and white, you might want to get involved in Black Lives Matter but not really know how to. You might be afraid of doing it wrong. Or you might worry about harming your mental health. I’m autistic and white too. I’ve been listening to a lot of black people lately and hereContinue reading “Autistic? Here’s how you can help Black Lives Matter”

3 things that have NOT helped my mental health

I wrote a post on what has genuinely helped my mental health. This post is on what HASN’T helped. So why is it here? 2 reasons. Reason the first: I would quite like you to avoid wasting your time and money on snake oil. Especially stuff that could actually be damaging. Reason the second: IContinue reading “3 things that have NOT helped my mental health”

5 things that genuinely help my mental health (and might help you too)

Over the years, I’ve tried tons of things for my mental health. Some worked, some didn’t. Here’s a list of the things that DID work, in the hope that you also find them helpful. [Background: I have been proper mental, a bit mental and not at all mental at different times in my life, andContinue reading “5 things that genuinely help my mental health (and might help you too)”

How to make your online event amazing (and accessible)

TL:DR version. Full version is here – 11 minute read. 1. Run through it first 2. Train yourself on the platform you’ll be using 3. Have more than one person host 4. Make sure the sound works 5. Make yourself look good 6. Put your role and pronouns in your name 7. Set up aContinue reading “How to make your online event amazing (and accessible)”