I am almost in tears after reading your post because every single word you’ve written explains all the feelings I couldn’t articulate when I came across the 100 Happy Days project. Your eloquence makes me realise that the thousands of times I tried to explain to people that — I couldn’t be “happy” the way they wanted me to be, and no, it wasn’t because I wasn’t trying hard enough — wasn’t incompetence on my part. Your ideas make me feel that I was never wrong, but always on the right path, and never alone. It gives me strength and makes me feel validated.
Thank you so much for writing this post, and for being so lucid and straighforward.
— -Meghadeepa, whose brain also doesn’t cooperate with social norms.