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

a curious guide to trying new things

I remember back in high school when I had my core activities or interests, and I couldn’t imagine doing anything else and trying new things. […] Read More

how to change your online life

Whether you’ve noticed it or not, I’ve been embracing plenty of change in my online life. I’m shifting my attention and consumption in new directions. […] Read More

stop living in the future. be present.

There’s plenty of talk about the importance of being present, living life as it is right now. Except that feels pretty difficult when you live […] Read More

who I deserve. who YOU deserve.

Since I’m living on an island, this cliché rings true: there’s a lot of fish in the sea. A lot of people in this world. […] Read More

how to survive as an indecisive decision-maker

Find the word “indecisive” in the dictionary, and my name’s likely there. I am quite an indecisive person in a world requiring constant decisions. As […] Read More

an ode to the existential crisis

To say that the past few years have included an ongoing existential crisis would be an understatement. I’m talking full-on emotional breakdowns. Honestly feeling like […] Read More

the bathroom scale: weighing my progress

There’s a scale in my bathroom. On the floor, idly waiting for the next customer to take that fateful step. A numbered dial, a red […] Read More