I want to talk a bit about what we in the PDA community call triggers. A trigger, is something that causes a spike in anxiety. If a trigger is pressed and not handled correctly, there is a significant risk that the situation will escalate quickly and can lead to meltdown. A meltdown is the brains… Continue reading The ‘triggers’ within Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome.
This week I have had some really big spiritual Ah Ha! moments. The message the universe wanted to me to hear was the word connection. I observed, with the help of my friend Lindsay from Peace with PDA, that many parallels were happening in separate friend groups. The feelings that were coming up for… Continue reading Connection.
Hello friends, If you resonate with the topics I speak about on my blog, you will fall in love with my dear friend’s new blog, Peace with PDA, which I am promoting and linking here today. I am privileged and honored to call Lindsay from Peace with PDA my friend. She has been a rock… Continue reading Peace with PDA.
Seeking an extra special person to fulfill an extra special job. Applicants must have the following skills. Trustworthy. If you are not honest, my client will know and you will be immediately ineffective. A sense of humor. You will need to ad lib hundreds of times a day. Often at a moments notice, or without… Continue reading Job Vacancy.
I felt like talking about friendship today. The connection we form with others that are outside of our blood families, the ones we chose to help us on our life journey. It’s always fascinated me why we are friends with some people and not others. Out of all the people in the wide world,… Continue reading Friendship.
There is so much to say about anxiety so today I want to attempt to try and write about how I understand it. Please note that I am just a Mum who has learnt on the job and am sharing my thoughts in the hope that they can help others. I understand anxiety as a… Continue reading What is Anxiety?
Today I want to run through ideas for making life smoother in the mornings. From the moment we transition from being unconscious, into the conscious, to getting out of the door and off to school or the world outside. Our mornings used to be the worst time of our day. They can still be really,… Continue reading What do You do in the mornings when you live with Pathological Demand Avoidance?