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We are not OK – The Autistic Advocate

Trigger warning for suicide, self harm, suicidal idealisation, depression   “Beaten”,  “Forced”,  “Abused”,  “Medicated”,  “Suicide”,  “Illness”,  “Terror”,  “Anxious”,  “Stressed”,  “Crisis”,  “Half-life”,  “Depressed”,  “Burnout”,  “Disappointment” This is a list of powerful words that you can clearly see are all connected.  They are all negative, they all speak of some sort of harm being afflicted. To be […]

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Fairytale Recommendations | My Dreams Of Reading And Writing!

Video post by @writeabledreams. Source: My Dreams Of Reading And Writing!

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Art and Writing Studio Dreams – Espiritu en Fuego/A Fiery Spirit

Painting Studio Dreams I’ve been able to complete several abstract paintings in the last few months. I am really enjoying expressing my creativity through creating collages and abstract paint… Source: Art and Writing Studio Dreams – Espiritu en Fuego/A Fiery Spirit

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Taking or Leaving the Mask – Autism and Expectations

I am a guilty masker. I’ve always masked. It’s a complex creation with different weights and different angles. Each occasion has a different variation of it, a different material, a different patte… Source: Taking or Leaving the Mask – Autism and Expectations

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See Ancient Greek Music Accurately Reconstructed for the First Time | Open Culture

Imagine trying to reconstruct the music of the Beatles 2,500 years from now, if nothing survived but a few fragments of the lyrics. Or the operas of Mozart and Verdi if all we had were pieces of the librettos. Source: See Ancient Greek Music Accurately Reconstructed for the First Time | Open Culture

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Understanding Aspies: The Cost of Masking – THE ASIAN ASPERGIRL

As of the moment, we are currently in the third week of the #TakeTheMaskOff Challenge, and the experience of writing about masking and stimming has been quite liberating for me, and it is also inte… Source: Understanding Aspies: The Cost of Masking – THE ASIAN ASPERGIRL

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David Snape Show 10.8.18 | David Snape Show – Bourne and Beyond

  Welcome to another edition of the David Snape Show, your essential show for Bourne and the surrounding areas. As well as great music, social media and events for the weekend and week ahead. … Source: David Snape Show 10.8.18 | David Snape Show – Bourne and Beyond