Quirky Missy

The creative child is the child who has survived. ~ Ursula K. Le Guin

Tag: misunderstanding

The Different Personas

For most people, there are the public and private personas – how you behave and be perceived in private and in public. I have two personas too, but not differentiated by these two categories. Some Friends Said… When I was being assessed for Asperger’s, now subsumed under Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), I sought out my old friends from my childhood and…

Effects of Low Self-Esteem

Self-Discovery Self-discovery is a lifelong journey. We may never fully understand ourselves. We may expand knowledge acquisition which may enhance our skills in assessing our life experiences more effectively, and provide perceptive insights into our life and behaviors; we may never completely comprehend the full aspects of life because being the ‘being’ is an evolutionary motion. We change from time…

Limitations and Reality

People who have come to know me better and learn about my challenges with a syndrome – one that cannot be outgrown – and out of kind intention, and a way of showing acceptance and support, they say, ‘Be yourself!’. ‘Be Myself’ – Optimized Version ‘Be Myself’ is a very big word. People with Asperger’s struggle to keep friends throughout…