Tag: emotional regulation

  • Holidays and Loss Management

    Holidays and Loss Management

    With the Passover holiday, this might be the first tough week in feelings since all the big changes. I was swimming in feelings, mostly good-happy-vibes, for a few weeks. I checked off key “surviving this moment” boxes over the last six weeks, building new routines with the kids, even starting to establish a standing disc…

  • Stimming 101

    Stimming 101

    How many of us pick at or even bite our fingernails, twirl our hair, bounce one (or both) legs or drum on things with our fingers or hands? All these and more are examples of behaviors most everyone has. For autistics, stimming is a key tool in diffusing, even expelling excess energy, anxiety and intrusive…