You won’t see tons of pictures of me out with family and friends on social media.
It is often inaccurately characterized as “chewing rage,” as “sound rage” and even as an “eating disorder.” Misophonia is not any of these things!
Synesthesia in its true sense is not a mental health condition, artificially-induced condition, nor anything more than an inheritable trait, much like hair color and height.
In October 2013, a young man named Scott Lentine reached out to me to share his poetry, which examines his life with autism. At the beginning of 2014, I put Scott's story on my to-do list. With April as the official National Autism Awareness Month, I made a date to reconnect with him.
Thinking is happening, in some guise or other, everywhere in your body all the time. This emerging view has the potential to rock our accepted understanding of mind itself.
When someone asks, "Where is the mind located?" most people will automatically point to their heads. Why? Is it because we experience our thoughts in our heads?