The internal critic

I’ve almost always been aware of a dichotomous yin-yang of self-awareness.  As in, I’m either hyper-aware of or utterly clueless … More

Benefits of listening to classical music for Asperger’s / autistic people [Mental Health Monday]

I stumbled upon a fascinating article about the health benefits of listening to classical music [1]. These benefits are mostly … More

Yeah I’m walking for autism 

One almost can’t run a basic Google search for the word “autism”, especially in April, without practically tripping over websites … More

The “Brain-Crush”

Recently, I wrote about some of the unconventional types of affinity I feel for other people, and some of the … More

The fondness spectrum

In the neurotypical world, there is generally a limited gradient in terms of the type and intensity of fondness that … More

Alexithymia during an emotional breakdown…?

Yep, it’s happening now. Life sometimes has a way of piling up behind–and on top of–me. The old familiar sensation … More

Asperger’s / autism and the conundrums of honesty, bluntness, diplomacy, & lying

I am finished with pesky obligations of the day, and can now settle into a warm, comfortable, guilt-free, technologically-challenged blog-writing … More