autistic burnout

a beginner’s guide to autistic burnout

Most of us know what “burnout” feels like. But what about autistic burnout? There’s a reason why, when doing a quick Google search, it suggests […] Read More

am I autistic enough?: what autism looks like.

Realizing I was on the autism spectrum was very eye-opening. Like most people, I had typical stereotypes surrounding what autism looks like. Rain Man is […] Read More

the next chapter: my life with autism

I thought I had just started to figure out life. But sometimes the “figuring out” process goes a completely different direction. Which just so happens […] Read More

meet the teacher who stopped talking

The teacher who stopped talking. I may have a couple of weeks left as a teacher, but that is who I became. When I mean […] Read More

realities and challenges teaching abroad

Life gets busy, especially if you’re international teaching volunteer. Admittedly, I’ve not taught any classroom before, so the prep work involved came out of the […] Read More

GUEST POST: secrets to adulthood and the “real world”

Whoever claims to be an expert in adulthood and the real world is a liar. Every moment you feel like you have everything together is […] Read More

science and faith can (and should) coexist

To some, I’m a hypocrite. My beliefs conflict with one another. I’m not a “true believer.” I’m standing in some awkward purgatory of ideas, too […] Read More

what’s the key to true suicide prevention?

Kate Spade. Anthony Bourdain. Inevitably someone else. I wish I didn’t have to write about this topic anymore. I wish I could say we’re making […] Read More

college taught me what NOT to pursue

As I reflect upon the college career that I am so soon leaving behind (which is still so weird and surreal to fully comprehend), I […] Read More

another one down: college senior reflections

So pumped to say that today I’m going home for the winter break and am DONE with this fall semester! Let me tell you, what […] Read More