The Relieving Power of Silence


I have been extremely stressed lately, and I have had to really listen to my mind and body to help keep things balanced enough to not spiral. There have been a few points in my life when the stresses of situations have gotten to very high levels. The demands of school, bad relationships, the sickness or passing of a loved one, are all times when I felt like I may not be able to keep up. Being dyslexic adds a layer (or more like 100 layers) onto these stressful times. But through the years, I have been able to empower myself to learn how to accommodate to and let go of the things that dyslexia exasperates.

Dyslexia is a language processing disorder. This means that dyslexia is not just about reading and spelling. It is als