Autism & Love: What’s It Like?

Some important things about Autism: its a spectrum disorder (thus is affects each individual differently),  its Neurological (because of how the brain physically processes information) and it can be a benefit versus a deficit (like in the cases of Temple Grandin & Nikola Tesla).   What’s it like in love? Independent Lens is going to […]

A Trip Down Anxiety Lane

I am aware that many experts agree that creative individuals seem prone to suffer from anxiety. Whether its GAD (generalized anxiety disorder) or a specific phobia, it is an albatross.   Luckily for many, this is no longer a dirty secret. Its a condition in which science longs for a better explanation. Many illnesses turn […]

What Breeds Hope?

What a world we live in. You’re told to conceal your humanity. Its a sin to feel this much. Suck it up, deal with it, don’t be weak. I’m here to encourage you (Yes! You) to embrace your vulnerability. If it’s within you to be docile or empathic, that’s not a flaw. It is a […]

My Blood Adventure

For far too long, I’ve suffered with bouts of fatigue and depression coupled with joint pain. My brain, which is usually very precise, has been foggy. My weight has fluctuated significantly. If I wasn’t working, I was sleeping. Now, I am currently unemployed. Yesterday, several vials of my blood were extracted for further examination. The […]