Disclosing your neurotype: My battle with authenticity in a world filled with stigma

“Every time someone steps up and says who they are, the world becomes a better, more interesting place” Captain Raymond Holt, Brooklyn Nine-Nine I try to live my life being my true self these days. I am upfront about who I am and what my experiences are with as many people as I can, unfortunatelyContinue reading “Disclosing your neurotype: My battle with authenticity in a world filled with stigma”

Fighting the void: What is autistic burnout?

In the online autistic community, it is not uncommon to hear about something called “burnout”. This phenomenon is, sadly, quite common, and probably a result of trying to exist in a world that for so many of us is quite frankly hostile. But what is burnout? What follows is an account of my most recentContinue reading “Fighting the void: What is autistic burnout?”