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Parents - Evie Needs You!

Back in July, researcher Evie wrote a guest post about her project looking at tics and mealtimes. Back then she was recruiting young people to contribute their experiences. She’s back today but this time she’s looking for parent perspectives – … read more

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Affirmations for The End Times

I was chatting earlier with a friend who’s having a tough time, and it got me thinking about affirmations, by which I mean positive statements that you say out loud to help overcome negative thoughts.

I looked some up, and … read more

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Profiling My Beautiful Bed

Two years ago I reluctantly accepted my Occupational Therapist’s suggestion that I should start using a profiling (hospital-style) bed in order to help manage my pain. I was resistant to the idea because it was a single bed, and … read more

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Serena Bhandari - Reflecting On Life Out Of Lockdown-ish

Regular guest contributor Serena is here with important insights into her experiences of life seven months into the global pandemic.

As I sit at my dining-room table writing this post, the impending misery of a potential second lockdown swirls around … read more

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Lifted

I’ve been living at the castle for almost ten years! But, surprisingly, moving home was a lot less dramatic than some of the other changes that were going on in my life back then.

My tics had been affecting my read more

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