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Allowing Envy

Allowing Envy

Yesterday I decided to allow envy. And as I think about that phrase 'allow envy' my mind wants to make it 'I allowed envy to get the better of me'. But it didn't get the better of me. The envy I experienced didn’t have an overall negative impact on me. In fact I...

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Digital noise

Digital noise

I process the online world as 'digital noise'. I am sensitive to reading what people write. I am sensitive to the demand that being online places on me to respond to people. This is true even if it’s just a perceived demand, and not an actual demand. Due to some instances of online bullying that I have endured, there is also a very real anxiety response that happens in me when I write anything online.

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Pinball Therapy

Pinball Therapy

Pinball Therapy is an analogy that I am using to describe how it feels when I go into a therapy session. The combination of anxiety, autism and ADHD make therapy, counselling, or psychology sessions like playing a game of pinball.

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Freewriting about anxiety

Freewriting about anxiety

Today I was feeling anxious and grabbed my journal and my favourite pen and the passage below is what flowed out of me. I'm sure that the words and the questions will tumble around in my mind for some time, but for right now I have more questions than answers. But...