National COVID-19 Day on March 11 gives us a needed opportunity to begin to process our collective grief and find hope for the future. The purpose of National COVID-19 Day is to help the United States navigate our collective grief, encourage one another, and embrace hope for what is ahead. National COVID-19 Day will take […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Jessica McCabe, creator of the YouTube channel “How to A.D.H.D.,” is not a doctor or medical professional. At 38, she’s had a variety of professions including stand-up comedian, actor and restaurant server. Through all those years, she has been learning about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, which she was diagnosed with at the age of 12. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Additude Editors It takes someone about three months to form a habit, whether they have ADHD or not. The best way to form a habit is to create a “ritual” – an activity or set of activities that you keep doing the same way. Say you’re always losing your keys in your house because you put […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Here is a thumbnail outline of the criteria for Hoarding Disorder (and all three must be present even to a minimal degree): Excessive accumulation and failure to discard proportionately (things and/or animals). Activities of daily life are impaired by spaces which cannot be used for the intended purpose. Distress or impairment in functioning to the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
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.
ADHD Tools for Success seminar series Start the year off right with these tools for a successful 2021! Jan 26 & Feb 2 – FOUR (1-hour) SEMINARS We’re offering two, 1-hour seminars each night with a 15-minute break between sessions. Pay $25 for each seminar or register for the package of all four and pay […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Lisa Woodruff A state-mandated quarantine is the perfect time to vanquish those home organization projects you’ve been avoiding, right? It’s not that simple. First, there’s the stress, anxiety, and fear that’s eating up your energy. Second, some appealing decluttering tasks are actually counter-productive right now. Here, learn how to choose the organization projects that […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Eileen Bailey Brain fog – you know, that feeling that you have cobwebs in your brain; where it is hard to think clearly. You feel like you are walking around in a fog and it takes you a while to process what is going on around you. You might find it difficult to concentrate, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
If you didn’t know better, you might think CBD (short, for cannabidiol) is a cure-all. CBD, specifically CBD oil, has been touted as a remedy for ailments ranging from anxiety to insomnia. CBD can help prevent seizures and has shown promise in easing pain. But what about CBD for behavioral conditions, like attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)? There are certainly plenty of […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Caribbean households are known for obscure nicknames. Growing up, mine was (and still is) ‘Longers’. My dad says I was given this name because it took me ages to start doing anything and I was so forgetful as a child. My parents being separated meant that I would move from house to house every weekend, spending […]Continue Reading... No Comments.