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Hello folks and welcome to The Nicnacjak Podcast Network! This is the home of my personal podcast The Nicnacjak Podcast and my aviation podcast called FSRideAlong. Both can be found in ITunes and Google Play. However this will be the home of future show notes.

The Nicnacjak.Com Podcast Show Archive of shows before May 9th, 2017 can be found here.

The FSRideAlong Podcast Show archive of shows before May 9th, 2017 can be found here.

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Till next time. Stay safe. Stay sane. Happy Railroading. Happy Landings. Bye!

-Nicnacjak aka Nicolas Jackson

SE 4 Ep 3 Curb Your Enthusiasm (QW 787 Review)

In this episode I review The QualityWings 787 for FSX. My general reaction is that it is a disappointing release that flies poorly and lacks fidelity in the required automation systems. I also talk about The VAS issues that Orbx Arlanda suffers from in FSX noting that wouldn’t be an issue is P3D V4. Finally I talk about the future of the podcast. Check out On Approach for an additional podcast you can listen to.  

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SE 11 Ep 30 CPJC Interview

In this episode I interview Moses and Aramenta of The Chico Peace and Justice Center in Chico California. We talk about their Annual Dinner Fundraiser and what The Chico Peace And Justice Center does for activists of Butte County and the greater Chico area.

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SE 11 Ep 28 Activism Games

In this episode I talk about my disability review, an activist gaming night, attending a Chico Peace Endeavor Board Meeting, my on going volunteer activities at The Chico Peace and Justice Center and getting a mentee for HopeXchange’s Bipolar Mentoring Program

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SE 11 Ep 27 Parents, Disability and Ability

In this episode I talk about a visit with my Mom, a visit with my Dad, where the disability renewal process stands (finely got an update), helping a pilot get flight sim setup and how things are going on 7cups.com and HopeXchange.

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FSRideAlong Se 4 Ep 2 787 Ground School

In this episode I talk about what I am learning from the manual QuailityWings released for their upcoming 787. I also talk about where the 787 will fit into the fleet of my personal VA. Finally, I insult P3D user and talk about how I am going to milk my FSX investment for as long as I can. It is no doubt an ego thing on both sides.

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SE 11 Ep 26 Cognitive Distortions and Empathy

In this episode I talk about the limits of empathy in the mental health industry. I offer some ideas for gaining greater empathy and describe my current process for gaining greater empathy. I also describe the issue of over empathizing and how I am dealing with my tendency to do this. I also talk about cognitive distortions and the limits of CBT and medications for treating suicidal and hopeless people. Finally I relate my current experience of being somewhat manic and not being able to rest. I make a self care plan and will report back in the next episode.

It is suicide prevention month. If you are feeling suicidal Call 1-800-273-8255 in The United States for help. If you are close to making an attempt dial 911! For numbers in other countries visit http://www.suicide.org/international-suicide-hotlines.html

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