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Move your body and engage in your special interest.

I have to admit, trying to keep my emotional balance during this turbulent times is extremely difficult. I miss smiles. So, the question I have to ask myself is: What…

Don´t go with the flock.

The incorrect way through Ikea – or any other big furniture store. This is a short guide for autistic people or anyone, who is interested in getting things…

high-functioning

In my case functioning – low or even high – looks like this: I know tools and techniques to manage everyday duties and appear to be normal in…

What do you need?

This question always hits me hard. I am not used to it. No one ever asked me this, when I was I child. I had to adapt to…

Give me the big hammer.

I am busy assembling furniture and this foto is proof. It´s kind of telling. Because who would be interested in taking pictures of a few random tools? Me,…

Why do you write?

Amanda made me do it. She actually pushed me, but this is not the main cause. The thing is, most times I am not able to articulate myself…

big dreams

If you want something great, you´d better get used to change. This year I will focuse on my improvement as a daily practise. I know this is not…

too sensible

I have to cut all the labels off, really. If I buy clothes, the first thing I do at home is to remove all the tags. I can…

Routines are essential.

A rigorous system is necessary to provide a sense of security and to keep my chaos at bay. If I am too loose with my routines everything slides:…

Know your preferences.

One-on-one is my prefered setting, if I am with people. Which means I don´t go to parties anymore and refuse to do group activities, because they are draining…

There are only two states:

Highly obsessiv or not interested at all.

hand flapping & finger flicking

First of all, how could I possibly translate this into proper german words? The automatic transscript for this sounds ridiculous, So I am not going to translate that…

Who is the monster in this story?

It would be easy to create a story that seems like he is the bad guy. He likes collection bones and lives alone in a quiet, very sparsly…

immerse oneself

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artist and autist

In my mind, those two things don´t go well together. I mean in terms of business – isn´t that a double disqualification. First, being an artist already means…