By Archie Grimm If I ask you to picture somebody with ADHD, you’ll likely imagine a little kid — probably a boy — frantically bouncing around a room and trying to turn every object he can find into a hat. You’re probably not imagining a depressed adult woman staring blankly at a screen for hours […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Melanie Daffin Many of us have that stereotyped view of kids with ADHD, right? That kid at the back of the class who’s disruptive and loud and misbehaved? Probably a boy? I was never that kid. And when a psychiatrist first suggested I had ADHD, I dismissed it until he started to explain some […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Neil Petersen When trying to explain our condition to others, people with ADHD frequently run into problems like a lack of awareness over what ADHD is or general stigma surrounding mental health conditions like ADHD. But a more particular problem is encountering people who specifically don’t want to believe that we have ADHD. This […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Ralph Ryback, MD Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, is typically thought of as a childhood illness. When you use a search engine to look up signs and symptoms of the disorder (for instance, shortened attention span, impulsivity, excessive speech and restlessness) or treatments (such as behavioral therapy and medications), many of the websites […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Elizabeth Broadbent You’ve heard the message repeated for months: Make sure you’re registered to vote. You have to go vote. Vote November 6th! But for people with attention deficit disorder (ADHD or ADD), it’s not that simple. Our best-laid plans go sideways. We forget the date. We forget the time. We forget our wallet; […]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.
By Jeff Barton I’ve struggled with self-doubt for decades. I doubted myself, my looks, my ability, everything. I was never enough. And my choices reflected that self-doubt. I also let self-doubt stop me from pursuing the things I wanted. It held me back from being who I wanted to be. Who I am. The self-doubt […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By June Silny What’s it like having ADHD? I’m a master of illusion. I’ll convince you I’ve got everything under control, but beneath the surface I hide anxiety, self-doubt, shame, and feelings of inadequacy that even treatment can’t erase. Read the full article Please follow and like us:Continue Reading... No Comments.
BY ARI TUCKMAN, PSY.D., MBA How to Raise Your Self-Esteem In case you haven’t noticed, none of us is perfect. But adults with attention deficit disorder (ADHD or ADD) struggle more than most in getting through life — and their self-esteem may take a beating for it. What if you could turn those negative emotions around and feel […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By New Life Outlook Everyone copes with anxiety, anger, and impatience from time to time, but attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) tends to magnify those emotions. In some cases, your changing moods can interfere with your job, home life, or friendships, which can make you feel helpless or demoralized. Obviously, this is no way to live your […]Continue Reading... No Comments.