Could you have adult ADHD? In this 8-part guide, you’ll find expert answers to the questions that will help you make key decisions about seeking a diagnosis. Read the full articleContinue Reading... No Comments.
When Dmitry Pushkarev left his job as an executive at Amazon, he started pondering one question: Why aren’t web browsers designed for work and productivity? Seeing an opportunity—and informed by a lifelong struggle with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD—Pushkarev set out to create a browser specifically designed to help increase productivity, particularly for people […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Congratulations! Your ADHD teen has earned their diploma. Now for the next challenge: commemorating this milestone with a graduation gift that prepares them for a successful and organized life. Whether hunting for a practical present or a heartfelt keepsake, you are covered with this treasure trove of graduation gift ideas from ADDitude, ranging in price […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Nikki Scott, 33, was standing in her kitchen one evening, preparing her favorite side dish for dinner: cheesy broccoli. Scott and her partner were struggling financially at the time, so she was looking forward to this home-cooked meal. But when she began to mix the two ingredients together in a glass bowl, it all slipped […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
A friend of mine recently posted a photo on her Instagram account of neurographic art. My first thought was that it looked like doodling and it reminded me of my ADHD son’s constant doodling on his school notebooks and folders. The simple way to describe neurographic art is drawing (“neuro”) lines on a page to create various […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The acronym ADHD represents attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and the condition has been recognized since the late 1700s. However, it’s only received serious acknowledgement in the past few decades, partly because of better methods of diagnosis and partly as a result of the sometimes devastating outcomes to a person’s health and social and financial lives. Read the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) is a cognitive condition that is usually diagnosed during childhood. The American Psychiatric Association estimates that 8.4 percent of children and 2.5 percent of adults have ADHD. People with ADHD experience and process information differently than people who are neurotypical. If you have the condition, you may feel that forgetfulness tends to occur […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
We’ve all been there: we wish to be more creative, more productive, just to find ourselves sometimes doing the complete opposite… thus feeling overwhelmed, stressed, trying to implement a new daily habit, and punishing ourselves for our ‘laziness’. The good news is: changing our habits is hard not because we are lazy, but because our brains […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Can You Have Both ADHD and Depression? Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and depression are conditions that can and often co-occur. Depression is estimated to be 2.7 times more prevalent among adults with ADHD than among the general adult population. Studies also show that about 30 percent of people with ADHD will experience a depressive episode […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
IT’S HARD NOT TO TAKE THINGS PERSONALLY. When someone shouts at you on the road, you feel the sting of their anger. When scrolling through social media, you see a picture of a friend out with your other friends—and wonder why you were not invited. When you write a friend or relative to get together, it’s […]Continue Reading... No Comments.