Energy management

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This #autchat was on energy management. (Some people use the term “spoons” instead of energy: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spoon_theory)

You might think of “energy management” as ensuring you have the physical/mental energy to do something when you need to do it. #autchat

Many (but not all) autistic and similarly neurodivergent people report having lower energy or more difficulty managing energy. #autchat

Q1 What situations or tasks do you need to manage energy for? #autchat

Q2 What cues help you recognize when you are running low on energy? #autchat

Q3 What energy management skills or techniques have you found helpful? #autchat

Q4 What energy management skills or techniques have you found to NOT be helpful? #autchat

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