I have learned over my life that to survive as a deaf person on the Spectrum, I need to control my emotions. That doesn’t mean to stifle them, but to instead understand where they are coming from and to try to focus them in a positive direction. A central part of this Emotion series is about my life experiences with emotions. I have been studying … Continue reading About Emotions #7 – Confusion Among the Experts… And A Path Forward
The title to this post is a biblical proverb that means that people should take care of their own defects and not just correct the faults of others. I do agree with that, but I also see it as working out our personal problems ourselves instead of letting others try to do it for you. I think perhaps both of those examples is the basis … Continue reading About Emotions #3 – Heal Thy Self
Last week, when I finished up the series End Of Life Trauma, I told you that I would take a few weeks off before I settled on the next “Wednesday series”. I visited the last post of that series dozens of times during my usual editing process, but it was not until it was officially published a week ago that the obvious follow-up series came … Continue reading About Emotions #1 – These Strange Feelings
It’s time that I put out another post about Asperger’s Syndrome and why I say I have Aspie traits. It is often said that Aspies don’t have empathy. With this post, I want to try to convince you that is not true using some things I have learned and with some personal examples. That is what this post is about.
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