Tag: autism characteristics
Autism and copying other people
It is said that autistic people, females especially, copy other people behaviour because they want to fit in, have no confidence, are worried about rejection… which may all be true, but since I started doing my digital art, I realised I copy style of art that I recently saw and felt fascinated by; or sometimes…
Scream, I’m going to be hopeless at my studies!
As above. No further details needed. Help me! How other autistic people go about being therapists or social workers, I don’t quite know.
Enjoyable and successful year ahead
It does look to me like I had a mini maniac episode and during this time I signed up to Msc in Dementia on University of Hull. I presume you may be aware of it, if you read my blog regularly. Let me tell you how it went, from the beginning. So at first I…
Amygdala and excitement
Too much happened during the last couple of days for someone who just left psychiatric hospital. But then, I don’t want to deny myself experiences, especially positive. Did I ever tell on the blog that I never learned how to deal with excitement? I believe it’s controlled by amygdala, the same like fear and danger.…
Can’t wait for my large canvases (should I just quit????)
As you may know I had rebound mania since just after leaving hospital on Thursday. While waiting to be discharged I decided to go to uni, chose a subject within like 2 minutes and the university within the next 30 seconds. And then, while already at home, I decided to provide confidence building training for…
Constant state of flow
It’s 4.20am and I’ve been awake since midnight. So only slept 4h, and that is after two zopiclones. I feel like I’m in a constant state of flow – I decided eventually to postpone my uni application for January deadline and focus on creating ‘caring with confidence’ course for women from ethnic minorities, but as…
Now I want to express myself through art, but it has to be on a really large canvas and
The Range only had medium sizes. Small canvases were really suffocating but I felt I was being responsible by playing small when not having experience.