A Look Into My Life: Autism Spectrum Disorder

By Vadim Dovganyuk

In the last post by my son Vlad, you could read a bit about autism spectrum disorder already. As he told, a lot of people tend to think of the obsessive behavior when it comes to it. Similarly, there is a lot of attention to the need of sameness many autistic children and adults require.…

A look into my life: mental health

By Vladislav

This blog post forms a continuation of my dad’s post. He didn’t dare to share something relating to me because of the stigma which this has. I will do what he didn’t dare. Trigger warning: This blog post discusses mental health subjects which some people could be sensitive to. If you’ve read my dad’s post,…

A look into my life: diagnoses

By Vadim Dovganyuk

Just a quick note beforehand that this will be spread out over several posts. And I won’t be saying any timeframe of how long will be between each post. The reason behind that is actually partially found in this first share. I will try to improve my writing wherever possible. So, constructive criticism send to…

Who are you even supporting? Stay away from AIESEC

By Vadim Dovganyuk

You might actually have seen it while browsing around the web, those advertisements about volunteering abroad. Especially if you live in Western Europe and Northern America, these advertisements are very common. And you might say, “why not?” Many of the advertisements are from reputable companies after all. Especially the NGO “AIESEC” is well-known for this.…

A good life is not a flawless life

By Vadim Dovganyuk

You may know people who say they have a good life, as do I, as I am one of those people who say so. Which seems strange to some people, as I have had a complicated start of my life, which included abuse, neglect, war, and institutionalized care. Still, things have become brighter, and today…

Broken Psychology: Extraversion and Introversion

By Vadim Dovganyuk

Ever did a personality test? If you did, it is likely you got a result based on the “big five” principle, meaning you got something like ENFP-T, INTP-A, or ESFJ-T, to name just 3 of the multiple personality types that are most often used. In theory, the idea is great, however, in actual effectiveness, the…