I think gardening is a great hobby for autistic adults… It gives them a sense of accomplishment… As well as teaches them responsibility!
I think self-care needs to be discussed a lot more and promoted a lot more. So no matter what your self-care is, whether it’s a hot lavender bath… which at times is perfect for me… Reading a book… Painting… Journaling… cleaning… Yes, some people even consider cleaning to be there self care! because it is something that they enjoy doing.
Let’s encourage each other to find that happy spot, that we feel comfortable in… And let that be our self-care! Encourage those around you, but most of all take some time for yourself… and do yourself a favor mentally, physically, emotionally, spiritually and take care of yourself by doing self care!
While the point of the show was about actual physical cheating/stealing, it really did have me thinking a lot about what I need to do to add value to autistic adults lives… I am so adamant on helping people and truly helping them….. that sometimes I become so overwhelmed and my anxiety kicks in. I don’t want to cheat them out of help… If I can help!
I wish I could take America and put it in a big round circle of Rocking chairs and say let’s sit for a spell… Let’s grab a lemonade, or hot tea or cold tea, whatever you choose and TALK!!
While we’re rocking and calming down, let’s truly talk…. let’s open our hearts, open our ears and listen to one another and talk.