Charlene Adkins

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How to Crochet a Flat Circle

When it comes to crocheting in the round, not all projects will lie flat. But learning to crochet a flat circle is really useful if you want to make …

Different Solutions

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10 Thoughts Anxious People Have Throughout The Day

"Are they laughing at me?"<p>One of the <i>splendid blessings</i> (read: annoying symptoms) of anxiety is having to deal with rapid-fire thoughts that turn into constant worry. Sometimes these thoughts are warranted (“Did I leave the oven on?”), but often they’re totally unfounded (“Does my boss hate me?”) ― …

25 ways to fix a sexless marriage

As a divorced man, you are 39 percent more likely to commit suicide. Even if you don’t kill yourself, you will die younger. And forget chasing tail; your mobility also suffers from singlehood.<p>Oh, and yes, divorce crushes your finances: A study of divorced baby boomers found that a split slashed …

Lesser-known things about Asperger's syndrome

<b>When people hear the words Asperger's syndrome, they often think of children or Albert Einstein - even though he was never formally diagnosed. But here are some things about Asperger's that are less well known.</b><p>Asperger's syndrome, sometimes known as an autistic spectrum disorder, is a lifelong …

The Difference Between Asperger's and Social Anxiety

Asperger's disorder, also known as Asperger's syndrome, is a pervasive developmental disorder that belongs to the class of autism spectrum disorders …

How talented people with Asperger's are locked out of the career system

Imagine you heard someone described as “being paralysed by shyness”. Shyness is a characteristic we all have, but taken to excess it becomes a …

Asperger's Syndrome

Asperger’s Disorder — also known as Asperger’s Syndrome or just AS — is a mild form of autism, recognized as a mental health concern that sometimes …

Autism

Here's How A Dog Can Help Stop An Aspergers Meltdown

"It's like a computer. There's too much input, there's not enough output, you lose control and you crash."<p>That's what it feels like to have a meltdown, says Danielle Jacobs, a 24-year-old woman with Asperger's Syndrome, an autism spectrum disorder. Earlier this month, she posted a video of her …

Brain differences found between Asperger's and autism

Children with Asperger's syndrome show patterns of brain connectivity distinct from those of children with autism, according to a new study. The findings suggest the two conditions, which are now in one category in the new psychiatry diagnostic manual, may be biologically different.<p>The researchers …

Addressing Asperger's Sleep Issues

I, like many others on the spectrum, suffer from sleep issues because of my Asperger’s Syndrome. I think there are several reasons for this:<p><b>Anxiety</b><p>As …

I have Asperger syndrome. Must I tell interviewers?

<b>THE QUESTION</b><p>I have an invisible disability that does not hinder my ability to do a job. It has social implications, though. It is Asperger syndrome [AS], now known as high-functioning autism.<p>Some employers might equate Asperger syndrome with Sheldon Cooper from the TV show <i>Big Bang Theory</i>, but we …

DIY Owl Amigurumi – Mr Murasaki

Choosing a gift for someone you like or love can prove a difficult task, especially when Christmas is in close proximity. Shops and brands bombard …

DIY Mini Hoop Flowers

If you want to make some small and colorful ornaments for your room or future DIY projects, try and create these flower ornaments. As they pattern is …

Crochet Tip - Double crochet Even Edge

Some time ago I saw a few tutorials on how to get even edge when working double crochet. Some were simple, some – more complicated. Then I played …

16 Different Crochet Stitches Worth Trying

Once you've mastered chain stitches and single and double crochets, try some trickier stitches!

Crochet

Moss Stitch Crochet Dishcloth Pattern

I decided it was time to work on another dishcloth pattern so I chose to work on the Moss Stitch. This stitch was fun to learn and it was easy to …

The 5 Commandments of Personal Development

Are you drowning under the sea of information on personal development? You wonder what you should really focus on in order to get results?<p>It is while …

12 Reasons You Should Have Sex With Your Partner Every Day

Are you stressed? Struggling to sleep? Turns out there are a number of ailments that can be cured simply by having sex regularly. Here are twelve …

This Man Spent 6 Years Crocheting a Super Mario Bros Map Blanket

Super Mario 3 fan Kjetil Nordin spent 800 hours over 6 years to make a perfect crocheted copy of the game’s first map. The 31 year-old Norwegian used …

10 Secrets About Sexual Satisfaction, Backed by Science

Watch This Loyal Dog Calm His Owner As She Suffers An Asperger’s Meltdown

A woman suffering from Asperger’s syndrome set up a home camera to film herself in the midst of a meltdown. This clip features Danielle Jacobs and her service dog, Samson, who is trained to stop his owner’s self-harming episodes. Danielle recorded this video to show people what’s like to live with …

My ode to 'Under the Tuscan Sun': Handcrafted Limoncello {a DIY Christmas}

I fell in love with Tuscany in 2003.<p>That’s the year that “Under the Tuscan Sun” hit the theaters. Being a Diane Lane fan since I first saw her play …

How Highly Sensitive People Interact With The World Differently

Highly sensitive people have been labeled a lot of ways in the past, like fragile, over-emotional and intense. But there's more to a highly sensitive person than just excess crying and a whole ton of feelings.<p>Those with an empathetic personality are actually biologically wired to behave the way …

Free Crochet Pattern: Bonbon Kisses Crochet Pouch

I’ve always wanted to give Lion Brand’s Bonbons yarn packs a try. They’re just so cute, with all the tiny colorful skeins of yarn! And I finally …

Yarn

Crochet This Zippered Pouch For All Your “Junk”

Been indoors so long that you’ve already turned your yarn stash into hats and scarves for all your friends and neighbors? Why not give your junk some wooly love with this handy crocheted “junk” pouch hooked by crocheter extraordinaire Patricia of Pops de Milk!<p>Keys, wallet, and cell phone are pretty …

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13 Things to Remember If You Love A Person With Anxiety

Anxiety is tough, isn’t it? Not just for the people that have it, but for you – the people that stick with them – while they’re going through it. …

29 Harry Potter Pick-Up Lines That Will Work Better Than Any Love Potion

<b>1.</b> Wanna go manage some mischief together? I solemnly swear I’m up to no good.<p><b>2.</b> Are you a Snitch? Because you’re by far the greatest catch here.<p><b>3.</b> …

Have Social Anxiety? This Startup Is Working To Help You Beat It

In March, a Bay Area-based startup called Joyable launched. Their mission? Helping people overcome their social anxiety.<p>According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, 15 million adults suffer from Social Anxiety Disorder. Joyable's tagline is "Overcome Social Anxiety, Judgement …