Are you frozen somewhere between, “There’s too much information to consider” and “I can’t make up my mind?” People with ADHD excel at making split-second decisions under high-pressure circumstances. What’s much tougher: weighing complex information to make an informed choice. These strategies can help. Read the full articleContinue Reading... No Comments.
We all have to make thousands of decisions every day. Most of these will be small things like what to eat for breakfast or whether or not to bring an umbrella with you when you leave the house. Some of them will change the course of your life, like whether to apply for that dream job […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Workplace leaders, listen up: It’s time to ditch the one-size-fits-all-brains approach to office design. The human brain works in all manner of ways, as reflected in today’s neurodiverse workforce—and the workplace needs to step up to the job, too. Understanding neurodiversity starts with recognizing that a range of cognition exists, including autism spectrum condition, ADHD, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
For most of us, popping to the supermarket is a mundane chore but for Hannah Crawford it’s a task that can fill her with dread. “A supermarket is a nightmare,” says the 24-year-old, who describes going to buy food as “like being a three-year-old in a sweet shop”. Crawford says it can be an overwhelming, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Living with ADHD can impact your job performance and confidence. But managing your symptoms at work is possible. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental condition that can affect your behaviors, ability to focus, and memory. Learning to manage the symptoms of adult ADHD is possible. Incorporating new strategies and seeking help can make a big […]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.
Neurodiversity is a term that explains the different ways we think, process information, and relate to others. Neurodiverse employees can bring unique skills to their role, such as problem solving, spotting trends, creativity, and data analysis. Where you sit on the cognitive spectrum is unique to you. Whilst most people think and act in a […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Why ADHD in Girls and Women Is Often Missed One of the reasons for missing the diagnosis of ADHD in girls and women with ADHD is the difference in the presentation of symptoms. An all-too-neat but helpful synopsis of the problem in children is that ADHD in boys appears in the classroom, whereas for girls, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
This ever-expanding list of tips and tricks is a testament to how many of us struggle to Get Sh*t Done sometimes, side-eyeing that ever-growing to-do list, or staring blankly at our laptop screen. Finding something that works (and sticking to it) is tricky, but when you have ADHD, it can really feel like these hacks […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
“Brain fog” isn’t a scientific or medical term. Researchers sometimes refer to the experience as sluggish cognitive tempo — a temporary slowdown in your thinking abilities. When you’re dealing with brain fog, you may have symptoms like: mental fatigue or sleepiness forgetfulness mind wandering a cloudy or daydreamy feeling an inability to concentrate or focus […]Continue Reading... No Comments.