Hi, I'm Jen Friel. I'm autistic, and have a sensory condition called synesthesia.

Let's be weird together!

November 2, 2022

After I was diagnosed in February, I worked with an animator who also has synesthesia to describe what I see. I've spent the last nine months trying to explain it to myself. See all syntesthetes (what we are called) experience synesthesia differently. To some people Monday may have a color, or the number six may have its own personality. The details oddly aren't important, what is important is the hyper-connectivity and processing in our brains that act as LEGIT super...

November 1, 2022

Body language is one of the most important aspects of communication. It is a nonverbal form of communication that conveys messages to other people. The way you move, gesture, and use your eyes can affect how people perceive you and the message you are trying to communicate. For leaders, it is essential to be aware of the power of body language and to use it effectively to influence...

October 25, 2022

According to Reader's Digest, most men fall in love faster than most women. On average, men say "I love you," as early as 88 days into a new relationship. Of course, men fall in love at different speeds depending on age, the other person, and...