I was in grade 7 ("7th grade" in American) shop class. The teacher was explaining how to make a spice rack. I tuned out, likely daydreaming. I didn't hear anything he said. When Mr. "What's His Name" was done instructing, I had no idea what I was supposed to do or how...
A few months ago, it occurred to me that we experience small wins every day. We also experience missteps, mistakes and gaffes (or what we perceive to be) every day. We either quickly recover from those, or we obsess over them. It's our choice. Here's some insight: The...
The biggest wall you have to climb is the one you build in your mind.
“To tell a person who has ADD to try harder is about as helpful as telling someone who is nearsighted to squint harder.”
When we “empathize” by relating our own stories, we make it about us. It’s not always intentional, but it’s a risk. Thoughts inspired by the book The Gift by Edith Egar.
What is overwhelm and what can someone with ADHD – or someone without – do about it? I’ve got 10 ways to deal with overwhelm.