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Try As Hard As You Can

Try As Hard As You Can

“To tell a person who has ADD to try harder is about as helpful as telling someone who is nearsighted to squint harder.”

Allowing Feelings

Allowing Feelings

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.

ADHD and Overwhelm

ADHD and Overwhelm

What is overwhelm and what can someone with ADHD – or someone without – do about it? I’ve got 10 ways to deal with overwhelm.

Masking ADHD

Masking ADHD

ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) share symptoms such as masking. Girls with ASD will imitate what they see in order to seem “normal”.

The Holiday Food Shaming Begins

The Holiday Food Shaming Begins

One of my biggest pet peeves is the use of words such as “guilt” as a way to describe a feeling toward food and eating.