selective mutism

Often when I develop selective mutism it is as a result of having a meltdown or an argument, and it comes the next day and stays for a few days, gradually fading and getting easier to handle. I am fearful of triggering another one, perhaps? Or I am mirroring something within the person I have […]

face blindness #2

Ok so now I’ve realised this about myself I’ve been considering it a little more. I always thought the idea of face blindness was more like you didn’t see the detail on people’s faces at all, that it was just a blank, so it’s been interesting to contemplate. Apparently there’s a specific area of the […]

face blindness

I have a terrible time recognising people’s faces. I don’t know if I’ve always had it, or it developed later in life. I can recognise people from photos really well, but if I see someone IRL out of context I might think ‘that person looks a bit like xxx’ and not give it a second […]

thinking in pictures

So the other evening I was talking with a couple of people whose first language is not english. One of them was asking me about my different brain workings, so we covered a lot of ground and part of me wished I’d somehow been able to record the entire conversation (except we know I’d never […]