AUTISTIC NICK’S GUIDE TO DE STRESSING YOURSELF Stress is part of everyday life and a natural reaction to change and adjustment with a major life change. Stress also occurs in response to ongoing daily hassles such as traffic, noise or inconsiderate people. The body responds to stress with the ‘flight or fight’ response in the… Continue reading AUTISTIC NICK’S GUIDE TO DE STRESSING YOURSELF
Autistic Nick’s Mental Health and Fitness Journey Up until the age of 16 I was what would today be classed as skinny. I had a 28” waist and I for the most part could eat whatever I liked. Then I hit 18 and that’s where things took a down turn. I started to put on… Continue reading Autistic Nick’s Mental Health and Fitness Journey
Run! Autistic N!ck Run! Fun Fact It’s a 4 min walk or 300m to Grand Ocean Park which is at the end of my street Fun Fact It’s a 600 m run in a full circle Fun Fact I run around it 8 times sometimes 9 if I can manage it! Fun Fact I cover… Continue reading Run! Autistic N!ck Run!
AUTISM AND MENTAL HEALTH So this week is mental health week whereby ad campaigns begin to be rolled out alerting people to be more open and start a conversation/dialogue around their current mental health state. As some who has suffered from mental health issues in the past and is who is currently able to maintain… Continue reading AUTISM AND MENTAL HEALTH
Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Introduction What is Sensory Processing Disorder? Well SPD (formerly called Sensory Integration Disorder) is a condition where the brain and nervous system have trouble processing or integrating stimulus making it difficult to interact with your daily environment. SPD works by disrupting how the brain — the top of the central nervous system —… Continue reading Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)
I could eat all day, sleep all day and wallow in my depression. But I am not going to be sucked into the black vortex. I am standing strong well as strong as I can. I've tried getting back to my aqua fit, my podcasts, my solitaire but it's not happening for me. I… Continue reading A Depressive Act