You Know What a Ferrari Is, Right? It’s a really fast sports car. Do you feel like you have one in your head? Maybe not an actual Ferrari, but something that goes really fast? Like all of those thoughts spinning around in your head? You can barely finish one before there are 3 more popping up. So How Do You Slow it Down? Well, it depends on what you're doing. For instance, if you're trying to concentrate on a certain task, it helps to remove as many distractions as possible: ... Read More about Is There a Ferrari in Your Head?
That Shaky, Jittery, Something Bad is Going to Happen Feeling Do you know that feeling? If anxiety comes along with your ADHD, you most likely do. And it takes absolutely nothing to trigger it. I have spent more mornings than I can count feverishly watching for the mail lady to come. Or compulsively checking the driveway, to make sure no one was coming to our home. Cause if they did, they'd ring the doorbell, and for some reason, that terrified ... Read More about Living on the Edge: Anxiety and ADHD
Joking! If you told me your secrets, then I'd have to tell you mine. ;) Actually, I would love it if you would tell me a little bit about yourself and what you want from this blog. It would help me write more relevant articles and do more to help you, which is why I do this. It's only a few questions, below. And thank you in advance. ... Read More about Tell Me Your Secrets
Imagine if You Had Extra Storage for Your Brain What if we could install a USB port in our brain and then stick a thumb drive in there and download a bunch of stuff onto it? Like when you're still awake at 2:00 a.m. and your mind is going in a thousand different directions. You could clear it out by downloading onto your drive and then you could go to sleep. Or when you need to put something in a "safe place" or have something important to remember. You could just store it on your ... Read More about I Need a USB in My Brain
A Planner is Essential For those of us with ADHD, we absolutely must have a planner of some kind. We try (and fail) to keep it all in our head, so some sort of backup plan is essential. A planner, whether paper or electronic, is vital. Do you have yours yet? I Heart Planners I really do. It's an addiction. I love planners and all that they represent. The perfectly ordered life. Knowing when things are going to happen and being prepared for them. Not to mention all the cute ... Read More about Do You Have a Planner for the New Year?