Day 284

Power imbalances

Today is Monday, 8 February 2021. I was really happy to see I already received a positive comment from a fellow autistic researcher! As you can see for the date, I have not updated my blog in a few days… That was because I was having a really hard time with my mental health, which was associated with executive dysfunction, migraines and cramps. Oh well! Time to catch up. I have been doing my best in terms of learning more about autism (just read Invisible Differences on Friday, what a beautiful graphic novel!) and coping mechanisms for dealing with my difficulties. I was also told that taking a shower (not hot!) or putting a wet towel on my head could help me when I start feeling angry. I tried a cold shower this weekend and it indeed helped me, so this is a good thing to keep in mind. Keeping…

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My name is Nathan Young. I'm the founder of the Autism Candles project. I am a self-advocate. The candle project exist to make a statement about inclusion and opportunity. My email is nathan@autismcandles.com. Feel free to contact me. https://www.autismcandles.com

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