In the past few weeks, I’ve been thinking a lot about life / career paths, about a personal sense of purpose, about the purpose of a business, etc. One idea that’s really stuck with me is, “be the person you needed when you were younger.” Continue reading February Review
I agree that that large scale direction can help us make decisions in the present that are in line with our values, but long-term goals aren’t always enough. Continue reading The Need for Mid-Point Goals
Too little stimulus and a task becomes boring. To much stimulus and a task becomes overwhelming. Next time you’re having trouble focusing, try adjusting some of these factors to find your brain’s engagement sweet-spot. Continue reading Ideal Level of Engagement: Focus
There is a big gap between “everyday” and “someday”. Goals and Projects are stepping stones in between, but in order to make it across safely, we still need Strategies to act as the bridges that connect it all together. Only when we have and can make use of all these tools, can we reliably, efficiently, and purposefully move closer to our ideal lives. Continue reading January Review
Abled society is obsessed with telling us what we can’t do, insisting that it’s somehow their “moral duty” to protect us from disappointment. Continue reading Robbing Neurodivergent Kids of Their Futures
I didn’t want an answer or a path laid out for me. I just wanted a conversation. Continue reading A Future I Can’t See
What’s important is navigation, not strength. We can become skilled at navigating our weaknesses and limitations — whether they are related to disabilities or not. We can strengthen some weaknesses, and others we’ll build supports around. We can break through some limitations, and others we’ll create buffers and boundaries for. Continue reading What is Disabled and Neurodivergent Productivity?
This week after more than two decades of struggling, I’ve finally begun tackling my issues with food and eating.
And it sucks. Continue reading My ARFID Journey – First Week
Happy New Year! This past year has been horrible on a global scale, but the way it has impacted communities and individuals has differed greatly. Some people have faced utter devastation while others have found professional and personal success. While the major factors here are differences in privilege that existed even before the pandemic began, there is also a factor of personal flexibility that we can choose to improve upon. Because as much as we’d like to be able to say this is a once-in-a-lifetime event and that things will now “return to normal,” I think we have to admit … Continue reading December Review
We are powerless against what we don’t understand.
The things we call “mysterious” exist outside our understanding and ability to influence. Continue reading Mystery = Powerlessness