Life with invisible disabilities but full of opportunities. Mental health, autism, ADHD

Yes, you have time. But do you use it wisely?

30 Nov 2022 3 minute read 0 comments valo

Time and again, we hear Oh, I’m so busy, I just can’t do X. Yes, practically everybody says so, and I am no exception. However… Do we really not have time for an activity? Every human being, animal, plant, rock, etc., have 24 hours per day — not mo...

The Elusive Feeling of Being Energetic – The Experiences of a Neurodivergent Person

27 Nov 2022 3 minute read 0 comments valo

Feeling empowered gives you a boost towards achieving your goals and dreams. (Photo: sasing on Pixabay) This will be a bit of a personal post. I have had a difficult year for various reasons, but they all combined were leaving me totally drained and...

Self-made miserable life — is it worth blaming ourselves for the missing happiness?

21 Nov 2022 3 minute read 0 comments valo

When is the last time when you laughed for real? Do you remember what made you genuinely happy? What defined the moment when you were elated and feeling as if on cloud nine? If you are struggling to reply to these questions, you truly need to stop a...

What Is It Like To Live With Migraine

4 Nov 2022 2 minute read 1 comment valo

It is more than just a pain in the… head   “Headache” — an AI-generated artwork I prepared in starryai.   We all have a bad headache occasionally. Migraine = a bit of headache, after all… right? Actually, migraine headache is just one part of the fol...

What is the best thing you want in life?

2 Nov 2022 3 minute read 0 comments valo

Do you actually know what you want? Have you paused and pondered on what really motivates you? Many will say yes, but oftentimes, we simply have not asked ourselves this important question. Romance is short-lasting but sweet and necessary. An AI-gen...

I’m Autistic, But I Don’t Have Meltdowns When Routines Change

30 Oct 2022 4 minute read 10 comments valo

  That doesn’t make me less autistic “Daily routines” — an AI-generated artwork I prepared in starryai. One of the typical traits people associate with autism is the need for repetition and routines. For many of us autistic people, routines are very...

A blank canvas

27 Oct 2022 1 minute read 0 comments valo

There are times when your mind is blank, your thoughts are empty, and there is just fog everywhere around you. You are confused and lost, maybe looking for direction or just utterly scared to move. Maybe you are too weak and exhausted. This is fine....

When Mental Exhaustion Hits, What Can You Do?

22 Oct 2022 1 minute read 0 comments valo

Nobody would try running with a broken leg. Why do we do it when our mental health needs treatment? “Mental exhaustion” — an AI-generated artwork I prepared in starryai.   Life is hard. Stress hits from all directions. This state may go on for too l...

Forbidding oneself to dream

19 Oct 2022 1 minute read 0 comments valo

Sounds crazy, right? Everybody has something to wish for. You imagine yourself becoming a more skilled, more capable, more successful version of yourself. And then there are those who lose their faith in themselves. There are fears, insecurities, and...

Why goal-setting and task organisation apps do not work for everyone

7 Oct 2022 3 minute read 1 comment valo

Do you know the direction of your life? (Photo: poupoune05 on Pixabay) Probably ADHD is not the only reason You know the feeling, right? You want to get rid of the bad habits and pursue your goals with full determination at all times. Various apps a...