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  1. April 2019 Daily Goals

    1) special project 2) self-hypnosis 3) declutter Having to switch gears again. Nothing to be done but push through, lean in: The special project will be done eventually, I think? Or I will just get really good at it with all the practice I’m getting. Who knows. The self-hypnosis is about mindfulness & noise sensitivity. The decluttering is culling my drawings. Routines are helping me.
  2. Food addiction sucks

    You know what the problem is with food addiction? Is that you can not stop eating completely unless you want to dye or unless you are a Saint. To stop an addiction you have to keep away from it right? How the hell do you do that with food? With food, extremes don't work: if you stop eating you dye, if you overeat you dye. ( I know we all have to dye some time but you get my point, I think) The only solution that I can see is: really go deep in the reasons you have an addiction, find the...
  3. Sleep Hygiene

    Before bed routine: Drink sleepy time tea Take magnesium supplement No screens in the sleeping area Eat banana & cottage cheese or hard boiled egg or other high tryptophan food
  4. House

    A neighbor may be selling their house in the near future. It’s too nice for me though. Even if I could buy it, don’t know that I could manage to reliably pay taxes & maintain it. It would be a shame to buy a property just to lose it over something small.
  5. Introduction I Guess

    My life has been pretty normal I went to a public school near my home town where I was quite literally "born and raised". However I've always been a weird kid and I never really knew why. Now I think I have found the answer but I'd like to post it on here to get a little closure i guess, also just to put into words all the thoughts I have when im left alone. In classes I am (in my opinion fairly good) especially at maths and physics, and oddly history however I struggle to write the essays I...
  6. Now seriously

    For the last two weeks, I've been kind of over thinking about some incidents that caused me some irritation or even anger. Minor things to others probably, but in me they create havoc. I have a pattern which is that I get emotionally devastated when I witness conflicts, when I have to handle them personally, when I see people lying , when I see people manipulate others to obtain what they want...and yes I know this happens every day all over the world, but I just don't know how in my case I...
  7. Because I am not a person to cry for a long time

    Because I am not a person to cry for a long time and I bounce back very quickly here is another music I want to share that gives me the energy to do that.
  8. Need a good cry today

    This is what I am listening and it does help. To get in touch with my feelings and emotions. I just love this album and wanted to share with someone.
  9. Brainstorming

    Sign painter Illustrator Cartoonist Videographer Wildlife expert - cats Cat behaviorist Film director Homeware/furniture designer Computer hacker Academic Comedian Comedy writer Non-fiction writer Seamstress Movie editor Dog trainer Dog sitter Teacher Dream interpreter Website builder Calligrapher Letterer Professional listener Animal psychic Used book buyer/seller Muralist Cat nanny Joke writer Knitter Animator Cat DJ Quilter Landscape painter
  10. Mario on tinder

    The last time I wrote it was about the length of time it might take to make a finished item and post it. There is the time it takes to develop it. And there is the time it takes to enter the material and post it. Sometimes there are problems with the site snatching all the data away once a person clicks to post it. That gets frustrating, entering everything, only to have it revert back to an empty work area. This I finished and posted 4 days after the last time I wrote a Blog entry here....
  11. On recognizing what one's feeling

    So I realised, today, why I was feeling "flat" yesterday. It's been pretty tough lately, a tough phase in a pretty tough life. In the last three years I've suffered three miscarriages, cut ties with my selfish, irresponsible and personality disordered mother, lost one colleague and one close friend to suicide, had three admissions to a group therapy trauma program in a psych hospital, found out my 20-year-old-son was sexually assaulted ar age 11, found out that, when my callous grandiose ex,...
  12. A Letter to my Asperger’s Syndrome

    i saw someone do this so i thought “why not?” dear Asperger’s Syndrome; you confuse me a lot still to this day. how we met is unusual since neither of my parents carry you. but to me, you’ve worked against and for me. you make me think and feel deeper, which i’m grateful for at times and others...not too much. but because of you i have a math deficiency, yet i would’ve had that either way because math sucks. but you help me understand literature better, you’ve given me a lot of insight to...
  13. A Letter to MY Autism

    While I want this to be a positive letter it can’t be at least completely. Dear Autism, Firstly I wanted to say thank you, I want to say thank you for the way in which I see the world if it weren’t for you being a part of me I wouldn’t take photos in the way that I do and take photos of the things that I do and I thank you for taking photos being a way that you require me to process the world and new places because if it weren’t for that I wouldn’t take photos or at least in the volume...
  14. Trauma triggers, autism, parenthood and recovering from narcissistic abuse

    So, this is a really loaded topic for me, as I spent a LOT of years being narcissistically abused and exploited, and because of my Autism and the abusive and neglectful childhood I'd had, it took me to point where I was seriously contemplating my own demise, if I didn't get out of that abuse cycle dynamic. I wasn't suicidal, I couldn't go down that path, because I had children, A LOT of children. I was dying, absolutely plagued with serious stress-related and lifestyle related health...
  15. Electronic Screen Syndrome

    I’m intrigued: [URL="https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/mental-wealth/201207/electronic-screen-syndrome-unrecognized-disorder"]Electronic Screen Syndrome: An Unrecognized Disorder?[/URL] It makes me want to read her book: [URL]https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1608682846/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ref_=nav_signin&linkCode=sl1&tag=wwwdrdunckley-20&linkId=18ebfcbeaa4f971bdb69a25041654115[/URL]