[33] S3, Ep2: Being an autistic extrovert, people watching and managing our energy
Topics in this episode: autistic coach, energy, extrovert

Vera was diagnosed autistic very recently. She is originally from the Czech Republic, and now lives in Bristol in the UK. She is a life coach in her 40s, with a background in mathematics and computer science, and describes herself as an extrovert whose special interest is people watching. In our conversation we talk about:

  • Being an autistic extrovert
  •  How living in a different country can work out well for autistic people
  •  Autistic fatigue, burnout and managing our energy
  •  Learning and play, and having a rich inner world
  •  How she’s turned a fascination with people into a business she loves

I hope that these conversations will be inspiring and thought provoking, open you up to new ways of thinking about being neurodivergent, and help you feel more connected to a worldwide community of people with similar experiences.

I’m Amy Richards, and after being diagnosed autistic at the age of 37 I’m now on a mission to learn more about different perspectives and issues around being a neurodivergent adult in a world that feels like it doesn’t quite fit.


You can find Vera on her website: https://veracadycoaching.com

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