By Jacqueline Sinfield Many women feel a huge sense of relief when they find out they have ADHD. They feel happy that it is “just” ADHD because prior to being diagnosed they were blaming themselves for their struggles. Many women with undiagnosed ADHD feel inadequate and stupid. Having ADHD isn’t a reflection of your intelligence. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Elizabeth Broadbent Reading charts and math workbooks don’t work for our kids. To keep their brains growing and learning all summer, you’ve got to think differently — and get messy. Steal these ideas for low-cost, hands-on summer learning ideas from a mother who doesn’t sit still. Read the full article Please follow and like […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Sandy Maynard “Don’t sweat the small stuff” is good advice for people with ADHD, many of whom try to be perfectionists. People are always telling us what we did wrong and what we missed — “You need to pay more attention in class” or “What the heck is wrong with you? I just […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Rosie Osmun You know that getting enough sleep and getting enough exercise are both essential for good health. But when you’re short on time or are feeling tired, is it still worth waking up extra early so you can squeeze in a workout? You’re probably hoping the answer is “no.” After all, who wouldn’t […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By June Silny Somedays, I am my own sadness. Other times, my loved ones stab my heart — often without realizing it or intending to. As a defense mechanism, I’ve trained myself to laugh or shrug or make a self-deprecating comment. But I’m here to tell you the emotional pain is real — and […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Dana Rayburn A common struggle for ADHD? Focusing on priorities.Often this is a distraction issue. But, not always. I find sometimes clients don’t focus on their priorities because they have no idea what their priorities even are. If you have a five page to do list but you still can’t decide what to work […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Neil Petersen A theme that repeatedly comes up when researchers study ADHD is that people with ADHD aren’t all the same. There are subgroups of people with ADHD that appear to have different traits. The most commonly known way of dividing up people with ADHD is to talk about people with “inattentive” ADHD, “hyperactive” […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Anubhuti Matta What It’s Like to Live With explores the stories of people who see and experience every day a little differently. I’m 31 years old, easily distracted, move around all the time — and these are not the only problems I have as an adult suffering from ADHD [Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder]. I’m pretty convinced that […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Dr. Hallowell I often compare the ADHD mind to Niagara Falls, both wonders of gargantuan movement and energy. The trick to making use of the energy in Niagara Falls, and to doing well in life with ADHD, is building a hydroelectric plant. You need to hook the energy up to some contraption that can […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Jacqueline Sinfield Having ADHD can be isolating because you are experiencing challenges and frustrations that other people don’t have. You probably have been experiencing these feelings since childhood (even if you didn’t know you had ADHD then). Teachers, fellow pupils, even parents can say and do things that single you out. Feeling ‘different’ continues […]Continue Reading... No Comments.