Why I Intentionally Unmask With All My Clients

How professionalism is performative, and why I let my ND quirks loose when I’m working with clients A lot of expectations around “professionalism” are performative I’m capable of masking to the point of nearly “passing” as a slightly quirky, fidgety neurotypical. I could put on my professional mask and look much like every other coach, tutor,Continue reading “Why I Intentionally Unmask With All My Clients”

The Types Of Masks We Wear

Camouflaging our neurodivergence for self-preservation This morning I came across a neat IG post by @adhdoers that inspired me. It was a series of images depicting various masks people with ADHD put on in order to get through social situations in which we feel insecure (which, let’s be honest, is pretty much most — if not all — ofContinue reading “The Types Of Masks We Wear”

My Top Performing Articles of 2021

I’ve been on medium for eight months, and it’s been quite a ride so far. I have really enjoyed writing here and reading stories and articles shared by others. To date, I’ve published 175 articles. Recently I’ve made it to 1.5K followers, and have reached more than 50K readers, which is very exciting for me.Continue reading “My Top Performing Articles of 2021”

Uncovering The Camouflage

A series about unmasking our authentic neurodivergent selves Masking Story Series We’ve published a number of stories on the topic of masking, and later unmasking, one’s neurodivergent characteristics and qualities. Masking is hiding our neurodivergent traits in order to fit in with the majority neurotypical society. The act of masking is different for everyone, the stress it takesContinue reading “Uncovering The Camouflage”