(which also happen to be three-quarters of my name)
I have a liking and linking to quite a few ‘A’ words, and so…
Some more, longer, ‘A’ words:
Awareness Acceptance Appreciation Adventure Anti-capital Animals Aubergines
…these are some mix of Actualised and Aspirational.
Moreover, a modicum of ‘M’ words well worth mentioning:
Music Meditation Metta Mudita Mind Movement Meaning Middle Medium Murals
More about me here.
‘N’ – nothing
nth degree – everything
Empty & Not
Unbranched buddhist 🌱
I’m not sure how much I will want to write about my dharma path,
but if and when I do, it’ll be here
known people who know more than me
– Dharma deck
– More core
– What’s gone wrong?
– A special special interest
– Identity and suffering: retreats review
– The Art of Stillness (book review)
After being late diagnosed autistic at 27 I developed a strong (to put it mildly) interest in all things autism. Over the span of about 4 years, I wrote about my post-diagnostic experience along with some bits and pieces on autism science and advocacy, which can still be found on my blog.
After undergoing a sort of burnout and associated identity crisis/awakening of another sort 🌈, I found my interest in autism started to wane, and my focus diversified into other areas. I felt drawn to start writing on these new (and in some cases re-discovered) interests, including LGBTQ+ issues, emotional wellbeing, self-help, psychology, travel, social justice, and (most recently) buddhism and meditation… And to explore some of the ways in which these intersect with autistic experience.
But as a result of the burnout I started having a lot of trouble with reading & writing, motivation and executive functioning, and this blog (along with various other projects) stagnated as a result. It is still my intention to keep this site going and hopefully with time to start posting more regularly again.
You can read more about the burnout, mental health stuff, and intense interest ‘death’, in some of my more recent posts (those of 2019-2020).
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