2020 has seen one disaster after another. At times, it feels as if I am living one of those really bad Saturday afternoon movies on the SyFy channel, the ones we all hate so much we love. But there are lessons to be learned from all of this. Will we? That too is our decision. We may not control what happens to us, but we always control how we react to it.
I am not sure if I should share this one. It is not my usual ‘stay positive’ stuff. But sometimes we are all afraid. It is what we do then that matters most.
What happens when the one that preaches about staying positive and taking care of your mental health has a bad day?
The headlines were dour. Everyone was blaming the few people who had prepared for this crisis well in advance. But a news article this week shines some surprising light on the true culprit. There was little ‘hoarding.’ It was just everyone suddenly buying a week’s worth of their normal shop instead of daily.
Make her sit there until she finished it. Don’t give her anything else to eat. If she get’s hungry enough, she’ll eat it. Whoever said those things never met @PanKwake or dealth with an #ActuallyAutistic person’s complex sensory issues and diet.
Growing up I heard those words often but never have I appreciated them as much as this past week. How we live and see this world as disposable needs to change, beginning with the things in our bins.