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.
If you have a friend who always seems to interrupt you before you can finish what you’re saying, it can leave you feeling frustrated or disrespected. But if that person is living with ADHD, understanding the symptoms of their condition can help you improve your understanding of their behaviors. This will ultimately lead to better […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Jacqueline Sinfield Shame is an emotion that plays a big part in the lives of people with ADHD. When you feel shame, you feel a huge sense of embarrassment and humiliation about who you are. Shame and guilt are closely connected; although subtly different. Feeling ashamed can lead to many problems, including depression, anxiety, drug and alcohol problems. Here are the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Sandy Maynard It’s easy enough to make a New Year’s resolution – following through for the rest of the year is the challenge for most adults with attention deficit disorder (ADHD). My best advice: Don’t impose a time frame on change. Waiting until January 1st is just an acceptable form of procrastination, which most […]Continue Reading... No Comments.