Life Lessons Stories

THERE IS HOPE

When we are feeling down, and worn out, we struggle with our day to day lives. We feel that we are fighting an a uphill battle. That we will never get out of this rut.  But than we get a glimmer of something in the distance. That something is Hope. It is said that Hope was one of the two gifts we were given by the Gods. Hope is the first gift that Aeschylus mentions. Chorus: Did you perhaps go…

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Personal Stories

INSIDE THE MIND OF A ASPIE

Now that I have got your attention. I can’t say whats inside all of your minds, but I can tell you what is inside my mind at any given time. There are four words that come to mind what I talk about about whats inside my mind, these words are Chaotic, Creativity, Balance and Brilliance.  Now I will go into a little more detail how each word affects my state of mine. Chaos, my mind is always at a state…

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COLLEGE

College was not easy. One of the hardest things for me was balancing study with free time.  I really had to buckle down and get to work on everything.  My undergrad was very different because it was done online through Colorado Technical University.  They didn’t have finals, you were graded on a point system.  So how many points you accumulated through all your courses totaled up at the end and that’s how you wound up with your grade at the…

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Tips

YOU ARE YOU

This may be hard to take as advice. But you can’t go and let your diagnoses define you as a person. So the reports come back and tell you that you have ASD, but you had these issue before the diagnoses. You are who you are. We are all unique, different people, who walk the same path but with different strides. But we are the originals not copies of one another. Never let anything or anyone define your character. Have…

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Personal Tips

INTERVIEWING SKILLS

How many times have you walked into a interview sat down, gone through the whole process and at the end as you walked out thought you nailed it. Than later to either never get a call or to get a email weeks later saying the same old thing “Sorry but we have decided to go another direction” We all know these letter can lead to depression, because we were hoping we impresses the hiring manager. Do not feel alone I…

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DIFFERENT ISN’T BAD

When people look at us they don’t see that we are different than the rest of the world but yet we are. We do things differently. There are those on the spectrum that wish they weren’t and there are those who accepted it and embraced it. Being different isn’t that bad. Look at Ford. When he came out with the first model T is was just one color and everyone was soon driving the same car with the same color.…

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ASPIES GUIDE FOR TRAVELING

I know I have talked a lot about my own travel experiences but I have never really given any tips on how someone with Autism should travel. There are so many things you need to do, before you start your journey. To be honest with you I was a bit overwhelmed at times, but I found different things to help me get through the each leg of my trip. Planning This is a big thing. You can’t just go on…

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LEARNING AT YOUR OWN PACE

Have you ever wanted to goto college but you sensory issues keep you from going. Either you have problems socializing or the lights bother your eyes and just don’t like being around people. There is something for you. There is a site called Class Central & MOOCs are for you. Now the next question you are going to ask is what is class central and MOOC. Well a MOOC is a Massive Open Online Courses. You can click the link…

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THE MEANING BEHIND THE LOGO

To some the logo of Aspergers Zone, may just be a man looking out to nothing, but to me it has a deeeper meaning. Being someone with Aspergers, it means we are always looking towards the future, to see what the future brings to us. We are alway striving to do better than everyone else. So in a way of representation, the mountains represent the our challenges we face every day, the man represents us as we face our challenges.…

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Ireland Personal

BIKE RIDE TO REMEMBER

I have talked a little about my adventures in Ireland. But I didn’t talk about the most beautiful time I had doing a bike tour around the Arran Islands.  Now there are certian things you need to remember. 1)have not, riden a bike in years, 2)I had no clue on when I should shift between gears and 3) I was way out shape despite walking all over campus back at school.. Now to give you a idea of how out…

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