Category: Introspection

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I Can’t Read Social Cues

This is a follow up from several years ago on “I can’t initiate.” Earlier this afternoon, something inevitable happened. I questioned my current friendships. This happens from time to time. Mainly because, as the title...

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Wait! Is It Regression?

So I’ve had some external stress that I can’t control recently. I’m weeding it out since it’s not really beneficial to me to stay around so off I go. But because of that, I’ve been...

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Remembering My Autistic Self

My advocacy… my activism… Well, it’s kind of been non-existent. It’s been bothering me for a while. I keep talking to a few friends about it. And I know I’m a needed voice, but struggle...

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Tokenism Hurts Everyone

It was 5-6 years ago when I got a phone call from someone. They were discussing the merits of “working from the inside” to change an organization. At the time, I just felt frustrated because...

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PTSD and Triggers

Can we talk about PTSD and triggers for a second? Not specific but big view. In the past couple of weeks, I had two triggers send me into flashbacks.. They were of different events and...

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New Years Resolution

I read a blog recently that described me so well I was rather surprised. Every year, I think I’m going to do a better job of keeping my home clean and organized, my life more...

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Hello! I can’t initiate conversation!

So I learned something this week… I thought I had learned to get over this issue.. and maybe I have in some contexts… but it became clear to me over the week. This week was...