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HAVING GOALS CREATES LESS ANXIETY

HAVING GOALS CREATES LESS ANXIETY

by Rebecca Sharrock August 19, 2019

Rebecca has discovered from personal experience that setting herself goals to work towards is very helpful for our emotional, mental and physical wellbeing.  Read more to find out about how she deals with everyday life and anxiety.

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HOW DOES IT FEEL TO BE UNABLE TO FORGET?

HOW DOES IT FEEL TO BE UNABLE TO FORGET?

by Rebecca Sharrock July 21, 2019

Rebecca has a very unusual memory condition which makes her unable to forget the vast majority of her personal experiences. After two years of tests and brain scans she was diagnosed with Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory (HSAM) in 2013 ..... Read more to find out 

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WHAT IS GLOBOPHOBIA

WHAT IS GLOBOPHOBIA

by Rebecca Sharrock June 27, 2019

Rebecca has lots of stress and anxiety. Her greatest source of fear is, and always has been something which is named “globophobia”.

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I’VE ALWAYS BEEN ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM

I’VE ALWAYS BEEN ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM

by Rebecca Sharrock May 19, 2019

At the age of fifteen Rebecca was diagnosed with autism. However that was definitely not the moment when she first began to experience life as a person on the autism spectrum .... 

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COGNITIVE DIFFICULTIES WITH COMMUNICATION

COGNITIVE DIFFICULTIES WITH COMMUNICATION

by Rebecca Sharrock April 22, 2019

All forms of communication are a vital part of living in our world. The reason being that without it, we would have no understanding whatsoever about the goings on outside of our own life experiences.

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THE BENEFITS OF SMARTWATCHES

THE BENEFITS OF SMARTWATCHES

by Rebecca Sharrock March 17, 2019

Rebecca talks about how smartwatches such as Fitbits and Apple Watches have quickly become household names all around the globe and how they have helped her with her anxeity.

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ANXIETY IS JUST NATURE

ANXIETY IS JUST NATURE

by Rebecca Sharrock February 17, 2019

At the age of three I was diagnosed with a chronic anxiety disorder, and this continues to challenge me through to the present day. This combined with my autism, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and always reliving my past isn’t too easy an experience.

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NEVER OVERESTIMATE SOMEONE WHO IS VERBAL

NEVER OVERESTIMATE SOMEONE WHO IS VERBAL

by Rebecca Sharrock January 18, 2019

Autism has become much more widely discussed and heard about in recent years. Many people, including myself have now been diagnosed as being on the autism spectrum.

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LIVING IN AN EMOTIONALLY SILENT WORLD

LIVING IN AN EMOTIONALLY SILENT WORLD

by Rebecca Sharrock December 14, 2018

I’ve had autism for my whole life and I’ve always seen the world in the same way. Facial expressions are something I generally don’t see, unless they’re exaggerated in cartoons

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PUTTING MY INSOMNIA TO REST

PUTTING MY INSOMNIA TO REST

by Rebecca Sharrock November 23, 2018

As a young child I was given various suggestions for making me sleep better. The first was imagining to count sheep. Though by doing that I would end up counting to one thousand and something, then the next thing I’d know was that it was 4am and I hadn’t had a second of sleep.

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Travelling with autism

by Rebecca Sharrock October 16, 2018

In the past few years (and into the future) traveling has become a more frequent experience for me. There’s a trip coming up in a few weeks time when my family and I will be visiting California for a holiday.

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My life with Harry Potter

by Rebecca Sharrock September 14, 2018

Every person who’s ever met me knows how much I like the Harry Potter series. They also know that I’ve learned to recite the seven books word by word. Yet my passion for the series goes very deep.

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