Something I have been seeing more and more of is the word "autism" or "autistic" being used in a bad connotation. The word "retard" or "retarded" was frequently used inappropriately, and now it's this. The number of people I have seen calling their friends "autistic" for making a funny face/noise, acting stupidly or generally just… Continue reading Why do people think it’s okay to mock the word “autistic”?
A couple of months ago I was watching a vlog by Shani Grimmond. She is an Australian beauty Youtuber with over 1 million subscribers to her Youtube channel alone. Shani recently had a boob job and she made a video on Youtube about it. She looked amazing (but she looked just as amazing before it).… Continue reading Irish ‘Influencers’ have a platform to help Irelands mental health crisis; but they’re not.
Last week I sat on a train and noticed that the seventeen other people on the same carriage as me were staring at their phone, each and every one of them. Aimlessly scrolling through Facebook, checking their Twitter feed or catching up on emails I guessed. We live in a society where our phone is our third… Continue reading Is imagination dying?