Sensory Processing Disorder

Sleep & Sensory Processing Disorder (7 Helpful Things)

Feb 9, 2020

I’ve struggled with sleep my whole life – literally. Even as a baby I hardly slept! All through school and university, I was constantly sleep deprived. I’d do all the wind down things, and then I’d go to bed and lie awake for several hours. My sleep hygiene was supposedly pretty good, but it never […]

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Seeing the World Through Rose Tinted Glasses

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Hello there, friend! Welcome back to my infrequent and random blog 😄 Today I have news and a story – I finally, finally have tinted glasses to help me out with my light sensitivity! I’ve been trying to get these for 18 months, and it has been a surprisingly arduous journey… I can’t tell you […]

Jun 13, 2019

Arriving at the top of the Second Mountain

Feb 3, 2019

Hello there, dear friend! Today I’m logging in to fiiinally share with you how things have been going for me post-treatment, and what I’ve been working on these past few months. It’s been a while coming, I know! As you may already know, I travelled to the STAR Institute in Denver, Colorado last September to […]

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Arriving at the top of the Second Mountain

Hello there, dear friend! Today I’m logging in to fiiinally share with you how things have been going for me post-treatment, and what I’ve been working on these past few months. It’s been a while coming, I know! As you may already know, I travelled to the STAR Institute in Denver, Colorado last September to […]

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Feb 3, 2019

Arriving at the top of the Second Mountain

Feb 3, 2019

Hello there, dear friend! Today I’m logging in to fiiinally share with you how things have been going for me post-treatment, and what I’ve been working on these past few months. It’s been a while coming, I know! As you may already know, I travelled to the STAR Institute in Denver, Colorado last September to […]

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My last week at STAR & in Denver

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Hi friends! I’ve been home in New Zealand for about six weeks now, and I’ve been wanting to blog about my last week of sensory processing disorder treatment at the STAR Institute, but just haven’t had the head space until today! Transitioning back home has taken a fair bit of my energy, but it’s going […]

Dec 1, 2018

Sensory Processing Disorder

A lot of joy & a little grief // Week 3+4 of SPD Treatment (+a break)

Oct 2, 2018

Hello there lovely friends! I’ve got very behind on the blogging & Instagram front, because I’ve been very busy with all the learning, feeling and healing that has been happening over the past few weeks! It’s been a little bit of a rollercoaster, but even in the bits that felt like a downhill slope, I’ve […]

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Week 2 of SPD Treatment // Sensory Discrimination

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Learning about Sensory Discrimination Last week was my first proper week of Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) therapy at the STAR Institute, and oh boy, I’ve learned so much! The tests and evaluation the week before showed that I have some difficulty with Sensory Discrimination Disorder, a subtype of SPD. It basically means that some of […]

Sep 13, 2018

Week 1 of SPD treatment // Getting “STAR”ted

Sep 4, 2018

Hello there lovely friends! This blog post has been several days in the works, cause I’m so knackered after my first week, and also I just have so much to tell you, I hardly know where to begin! I’m underway with treatment for my sensory processing disorder at the STAR Institute here in Denver, and […]

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Week 1 of SPD treatment // Getting “STAR”ted

Hello there lovely friends! This blog post has been several days in the works, cause I’m so knackered after my first week, and also I just have so much to tell you, I hardly know where to begin! I’m underway with treatment for my sensory processing disorder at the STAR Institute here in Denver, and […]

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Sep 4, 2018

Week 1 of SPD treatment // Getting “STAR”ted

Sep 4, 2018

Hello there lovely friends! This blog post has been several days in the works, cause I’m so knackered after my first week, and also I just have so much to tell you, I hardly know where to begin! I’m underway with treatment for my sensory processing disorder at the STAR Institute here in Denver, and […]

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My Sensory Toolkit

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Last week @life.experiments on Instagram shared her sensory kit, which I thought was such a great idea, so I wanted to share mine with you too! This is very much a work in progress for me – I’m still pretty new to my sensory processing disorder (SPD) diagnosis, and these are a combination of useful […]

Aug 14, 2018

Sensory Processing Disorder

Self-Regulation Celebration Cupcake

Jun 1, 2018

Okay so I started writing this blog post earlier in the week when things were going pretty well, and then the last few days happened, which were TERRIBLEEE and I’ve been in a constant state of sensory overload and unable to do any regulation whatsoever. But anyhoo, that’s recovery isn’t it, ups and downs, and […]

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Issues

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TW: depression I recorded Issues back in October, when I first came up with the idea for the mental health sessions. At the time, I was severely depressed, anxious, and my boyfriend of three years had just very unceremoniously dumped me. I had no idea that I had sensory processing disorder (SPD) at this point, […]

May 29, 2018