#NeurodiverseFashion – Stimming, Sensory Management and Fashion

Yeah, I stim. A lot. And use fashion to work with it when I'm in public and a full rock-out session is not available when dealing with sensory load. So, Adult Fidgets/Comforts I use are ... -- Sunglasses (light sources hurt badly, fluorescent lights are bitches. just know that.  And I have two pairs - …

Ask an Autistic #27 – What is Alexithymia? – YouTube

What is Alexithymia? Is Alexithymia a mental illness? What are people with Alexithymia like? Do only autistic people experience Alexithymia? Does Alexithymia apply to physical sensations as well as emotions? Answers to all of these questions and more in this episode of Ask an Autistic! (Sorry for the poor sound quality- figuring out a new …

#Alexithymia : When there are no words.

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#Alexithymia in action  in the near present……  beyond words!

It may seem odd but once again I found myself overwhelmed with tears. Tears felt wholeheartedly and there was no emotion I felt apart from ” overwhelm”.

What precipitated this flood of tears?

Some may think it quite strange but it was watching a recording on TV 7 Mate of  AFLW. Australian Football League Women’s match… this overflow has happened every time I’ve viewed a match in the past months. It is a new, like brand new, women’s competition… the first time Aussie Rules Footy has recognised and established a women’s league.

Don’t know about others out there who find themselves flooding tears for no apparent reason…. but I feel embarrassed if anyone saw me in this state.

I’ve not been able to understand my emotional overflow in this case.

I’d been reading and writing on alexithymia over the past few…

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