My name is Hugh Willis. I am autistic.

Having an autism spec­trum diag­nosis and changing my life nar­ra­tive has been a dif­fi­cult journey of self-discovery. Acceptance of my neu­ro­di­ver­sity allows me to view my per­son­ality traits of seeking knowl­edge, demon­strating an uncon­ven­tional sense

Read more “A Life Illuminated”

There is some­thing within the chronic ill­ness com­mu­nity known as the “Spoon Theory.”  In this analogy, the spoons stand for the amount of energy a person living with a chronic ill­ness (such as Fibromyalgia or Lupus) pos­sesses in a day.

Read more “The Jar Principle: On Over-Stimulation & Social Exhaustion”