Masking

You might have heard that Autistic people have the ability to mask. They can adapt to the situation they are in by pretending to be ‘normal’ and hiding their differences. They hide their stims, try not to talk about their interests, try to make eye contact, pretend to care about small talk topics, copy body […]

Uni/college stress

I have a HNC (Higher National Certificate) in Business studies from college (it was a Uni course, but was taught at a college), it should have been a HND (Higher National Diploma) but I missed the last term, so missed out on the necessary points to gain a HND. I worked my way up from […]

Alexithymia

Alexithymia or ‘how to recognise anxiety in your child when you don’t recognise it in yourself’. Alexithymia (Alexi for short)┬áis difficulty recognising, understanding and/or feeling emotions. Some Alexi people don’t feel any emotions at all, some can feel some emotions, some feel like their emotions are distant as if through dense fog. Some Alexi people […]