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.
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.
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.
BY JENNINGS COOL This year, people have carried the weight of the COVID-19 pandemic, the fear of the unknown and the presidential election all wrapped together in a bow we call 2020. On the day after Election Day 2020, tension, stress and anxiety loom over many Americans like a dark cloud as we wake up, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Previously, ADD was thought to be separate from ADHD; however, ADHD and ADD share common characteristics that would categorize the condition as a type of ADHD. Individuals with ADHD exhibit the following symptoms: Inattention, which includes disorganization, difficulty with maintaining attention, constant daydreaming, and not paying attention when spoken to directly. Impulsivity… Read the full […]Continue Reading... No Comments.