AUTISTIC NICK AND THE STAFF CHRISTMAS PARTY

AUTISTIC NICK AND THE STAFF CHRISTMAS PARTY Yes, folks it’s that time of the year once again when the obligatory work email is sent out inviting one and all to the annual Christmas festivities organised by someone at work. And this year was no different. There is always some over eager person who suddenly remembers… Continue reading AUTISTIC NICK AND THE STAFF CHRISTMAS PARTY

10 SIGNS THAT AUTISTIC NICK IS HEADING INTO A SHUTDOWN

10 SIGNS THAT AUTISTIC NICK IS HEADING INTO A SHUTDOWN Following on from last week’s “10 signs that Autistic Nick is getting overwhelmed” https://autisticnick.com/2022/10/05/10-signs-that-autistic-nick-is-getting-overwhelmed/ I’ve decided to follow up on the success of that one with another one. Before we get into this – it’s time for an explanation on just what a shutdown is.… Continue reading 10 SIGNS THAT AUTISTIC NICK IS HEADING INTO A SHUTDOWN

AUTISTIC NICK AND THE EFFECTS OF NOT COMMUNICATING WITH HIM EFFECTIVELY

AUTISTIC NICK AND THE EFFECTS OF NOT COMMUNICATING WITH HIM EFFECTIVELY AN OPINION PIECE It’s a cold 12 degrees on a Tuesday morning. A slow beat of a drum can be heard in the background. A montage of someone (me) getting ready for the day plays out. As the drums begin to beat a little… Continue reading AUTISTIC NICK AND THE EFFECTS OF NOT COMMUNICATING WITH HIM EFFECTIVELY

HOW AUTISTIC NICK JUGGLES ANXIETY, STRESS AND HIS EMOTIONS

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HOW AUTISTIC NICK JUGGLES ANXIETY, STRESS AND HIS EMOTIONS I hate feeling overwhelmed to the point of dealing with my emotions. It doesn’t usually take much to trigger that feeling, it can come from a conversation, an email, a phone call, or a text message. However, when it occurs it’s not an especially nice and… Continue reading HOW AUTISTIC NICK JUGGLES ANXIETY, STRESS AND HIS EMOTIONS

HOW I DEALT WITH AUTISTIC FATIGUE AND A BURNOUT

HOW I DEALT WITH AUTISTIC FATIGUE AND A BURNOUT Recently during a story pitch meeting for an upcoming article that I pitched an idea that I thought wouldn’t affect me. The subject matter was confronting but I brushed it off and thought nothing of it. It wasn’t until last Friday when it all hit me… Continue reading HOW I DEALT WITH AUTISTIC FATIGUE AND A BURNOUT