Autism and Self Diagnosis

A number of my autistic friends have given me the feedback that they believe I am autistic too. It has been something that has been on my mind for a while and would explain a lot of childhood things for me. Admittedly I felt like the autistic community, along with people in general (NTs… how [...]

A Memory

A memory popped up on my facebook today from 2016. I took a selfie in a bathroom mirror at a university after presenting at a conference. I drove from Pittsburgh to southern Illinois to present on my thesis by myself. It's been interesting reflecting on just how close I was to dropping out of undergrad [...]

Seascape Saturday

Belize was phenomenal. I saw so many lovely sea creatures that I can’t wait to post about. Some of which for this first time ever! I seem to come back with more appreciation for myself too. It’s a nudge for self care so I can continue scuba diving and free diving. It’s interesting how caring [...]

Today is just one of those days I suppose

I have made a commitment not to do any work on Sundays and have kept it. I try to write creatively, read, paint, and incorporate movement into my day. Today I went on a walk in the sun, spent time with my boyfriend, spent some time trying to work on some creative writing projects, and [...]

The myth about managing time

So I'm reading Make Time for Your Life by Cheryl Richardson, which was recommended to me by a very good friend of mine who also happens to be a fellow writer and nature lover. I've found this book immensely helpful so far other than some of the misguided comments Cheryl makes about therapists (she's a [...]