It’s funny, in a dry, dark manner, that I missed writing last week for “Take The Mask Off”. Why? Because it was about burnout. And I feel like with everything on my plate right now, I’m flirting on the edge of burnout. Not only did I not write, I didn’t do a podcast either. Not … Read moreDiagnosis and Self-Awareness
So this week, the audio is a little wonky. Sorry. I’m going to get a small mixer when I have the money. Avoiding talking about mental health again, because it hits a little more to the core than I would like. However, we need to drown out these “End Autism Now” idiots. Also, living Las … Read moreFour-Way Stop: What’s up with “End Autism Now”???; and Hacker Summer Camp by proxy
Masking is just another form of isolation that fancies itself a tool of social reciprocity. I apologize ahead of time as I am not a research writer, but I have read plenty about the effects isolation has on the human psyche. Look no further than in prisons that contain solitary housing units. Isolation has … Read moreMasking & Mental Health
Week two of the #TakeTheMaskOff campaign is about stimming. This is another one of those subjects that others can claim “EVERYONE DOES THIS!” So let’s start from the beginning of the lesson. What is a stim? It is a self-stimulating behavior or action. Yes, everyone does it. You often hear it referred to more often … Read moreWhat is Stimming?
What is masking? What’s it like to wear “the mask”? When I think about these questions, my mind is brought to the traditional lucha libre wrestling in Mexico. Nearly every professional wrestler in Mexico starts out wearing a mask. The mask is sacred. The mask is their identity. They not only wear the mask in … Read moreWhat Is Masking?