An interesting finding to emerge from the study of the mindsets of clinic-referred adults with ADHD was that perfectionism was the most frequently endorsed cognitive distortion.1 Perfectionism is typically associated with holding unrealistic performance standards that result in frustration when they are not met, at times being self-defeating, such as being late with a school assignment or […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
No motivation? ADHD brains rely on external structure to keep them driven and determined. So when their normal, extrinsic routines disappeared this spring and summer, ADDitude readers developed creative new strategies for building motivation all over again. Read the full articleContinue Reading... No Comments.
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By Keith Low Everyone procrastinates. When faced with a task that we just don’t want to do, many of us will simply put it off until tomorrow. You might end up setting it aside until you’re feeling less overwhelmed with all your other responsibilities, or you might simply wait until you have more energy to tackle […]Continue Reading... No Comments.