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?
Leave it to a world leader to make me laugh on a Sunday morning. It is obvious that there is no free press in Russia, because Putin doesn’t know how to convincingly lie to a member of the American free press. Also, the #TakeTheMaskOff campaign is about to take the world by storm. Be on … Read moreFour-Way Stop: #TakeTheMaskOff is Coming, Putin Answering to the Free Press
It was just another day when it began. I didn’t have the most demanding job in the world. My responsibility? I fixed things when no one else could. My ability? I’m autistic. However, no one in the company knows this. It did not seem something to be discussed because there was low possibility I would … Read moreSilently Yelling