Probably not a regular thing, but who knows? I’m attempting to be more organized about coming off the burn out. It’s difficult, because the burn out was partly about over reliance on organization and will power. Last week’s goal (about which I told no one) was to stop triggering myself constantly. I’ll give myself aContinue reading “Goals for the Week”
Working a Saturday and looking at some of the elements of both. I ended up working another Saturday on this HBO Max comedy series. This is not unusual towards the end of a season when you’re trying to keep a schedule and make deadlines. It does wear you out after a while, but that’s somehowContinue reading “Worn Out vs. Burned Out”
Reinventing myself. A struggle with perception. I have a complicated relationship with clothing. I grew up in a family that had zero interest in appearances and mostly dressed us in the cheapest things available. There might be some perverse nobility in that but I do not recommend it for social, personal or professional development. MaybeContinue reading “I Bought a Hat”
Managing some unexpected extra work.
A motorcycle riding course leads to problem solving revelations.
Thoughts on taking a break from work and the new year.
Maybe something positive comes out of the pandemic shutdown.
In which we look for opportunities in the midst of chaos. 2020 has certainly been disruption on a scale unlike anything I’ve seen before. I’m not sure we know how to react to it yet, either individually or collectively, personally or culturally. Maybe, though, it’s an opportunity for new beginnings. One new beginning is IContinue reading “A New Beginning”
Looking back in hope of moving forward. Yesterday in an ASD support forum somebody asked for advice to include in a package for teachers and group leaders on working with kids with ASD. I had a miserable time in school, so I sent in some thoughts, hoping other kids might avoid what I had goneContinue reading “What Would You Want Teachers to Know?”
In which I try to be brief and honest at the same time. Masking is about altering your behavior to be socially acceptable. This might be physical or verbal. It could be repressing a behavior or putting on a show. Let me say that I am rarely dishonest. I don’t like it and I’m notContinue reading “A Few Masking Thoughts”