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"If there is no enemy within, the enemy outside can do you no harm."

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The Boy Whose Brain Could Unlock Autism

"So how do people with autism see the world, exactly? We, and only we, can ever know the answer to that one! Sometimes I actually pity you for not being able to see the beauty of the world in the same way we do. Really, our vision of the world can be incredible, just incredible." Naoki Higashida (pg. 59)

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Mental health stigma quote: You are not your illness. You have a name a history, A personality staying yourself is the battle.

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a poem for our daughters

I've been wanting to share this poem with you for ages but I couldn't find the source. I hunted high and low to try and find the elusive e.h but had no luck and then yesterday I miraculously came across her place and now I'm so happy to share Erin's beautiful words which should be dedicated to all our daughters and so it is. Erin Hanson I salute you fine lady. ::source::

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When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be. - Lao Tzu. Inspirational quotes - zen quotes from

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The past is always present; our memories and experiences, dreams and struggles, the good and not so good, create the mythology, the amazing stories, of our lives ...

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