This week I had the pleasure of being invited into The Anxious Truth Podcast. We discuss some of the overlapping issues found in both anxiety disorders and autism and other neurodivergent conditions such as ADHD. Continue reading Anxiety and Autism/Neurodiversity Issues on The Anxious Truth Podcast
Do you have any calming and soothing routines or rituals that you use to help unwind and slow yourself down if you find yourself moving a bit too quickly? Continue reading Autistic Self Care – Weighted Blanket Relaxation & Anxiety Relief
People ask about the hard parts.
Is autism a disability? It can be.
Is it all sunshine and rainbows? No. Continue reading Autistic Enigma – My Weaknesses, A Peek Behind the Curtain
Self Care is Essential to Everyone’s Mental and Physical Health Continue reading Spa Day Vlog – Unwinding from the Holidays (Public Version)
Get access to EXCLUSIVE members only content for only $1 a month at http://www.patreon.com/NeurodivergentRebel Continue reading Unpacking Anxiety: Self Doubt and Perfectionism – an Autistic Perspective
Let’s talk about how we can start to take off the mask. Continue reading #TakeTheMaskOff – Coping Strategies Taking Off The Mask
I’m a chameleon, an expert masker. I can be fun and playful, or serious and attentive. I can sit still, with proper posture, and give the impression of eye contact. There are many masks, many characters that all require varying skill levels to pull off. Some costumes are more elaborate than others. Continue reading An Autistic Perspective #TakeTheMaskOff – Masking, Mental Health, & Burnout
Why #TakeTheMaskOff is Important and why the campaign matters to me. Continue reading Why #TakeTheMaskOff is Important
Autistic people with well-developed masks may do better in certain situations compared to autistics without masking skills. Still, masking may come with a heavy cost, leading to physical exhaustion, anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, and burnout. The mask can breed self-loathing, leading the wearer to believe the unmasked person is somehow damaged, flawed, or broken. Continue reading Time to Take the Mask Off – #TakeTheMaskOff
This week I do a naked faced video to talk about my roller coaster relationship with makeup. Music: http://www.bensound.com Continue reading Makeup & Self Confidence – Is YOUR Relationship with Makeup Healthy?