As a child (in middle school), I was denied the right to rest when I was so physically exhausted and burned out it made me sick.
Continue reading Autistic Burnout -The Silent Killer – Recognizing, Preventing, and Recovering from Burnout
NeuroDivergent people’s differences are cognitive and invisible and impact how we interpret the world, process information, and interact with others.
Our differences also impact our strengths and weaknesses, what tasks and environments will drain us, and what tasks and environments will invigorate us. Continue reading NeuroDivergence, Surviving Capitalism as an Autistic ADHD Human, and Finding a Career Path that Works for YOU
Something that we tend to agree upon, when talking about Autistic burnout, is that it is the result from having to force ourselves into a society that wasn’t designed to take our needs and considerations into account, whether that is our sensory processing differences, our differences in the ways our bodies move and the ways we communicate. Continue reading Autism and Burnout – My Experience With Autistic Burnout
DHD, OCD, whatver… is pressured to hide the parts of them that would out them as having a different brain – So some NeuroDivergent people learn to hide those struggles and those differences, in order to appear more NeuroTypical. Continue reading How NeuroDivergent Masking and Burnout Can Become a Perpetual Cycle
First, what is Autistic Burnout? It’s a mental, physical, and emotional state that many Autistic People battle with, because of expectations to keep pace in the NeuroTypical world. Continue reading My Recent Autistic Burnout – Breaking the Cycle of Overwork
I don’t want to talk to anybody. I become total recluse. I have no energy. I become basically a zombie, like a hollow shell of myself, and I am just on autopilot. And basically in that burnout stage, I can manage to kind of keep my life coasting along, but I’m really only getting just the bare minimum things of life essentials done and life’s bare minimum. Continue reading What is Autistic Burnout? What CAUSES Autistic Burnout?
Some autistic people have a “talent” for pushing themselves past where they should push themselves. Continue reading An Autistic Perspective – Autistic Burnout