Shame Does Make an Appearance. Often.

When you have ADHD/ADD, shame is something that often comes with the territory to say the least. It is something that I have often felt, and it would seem that the sense of shame is very common for those of us with […]

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That kind of emotional week, huh?

Well, yes, it kind of has been. It hasn’t been the easiest week for me. I have been feeling emotionally low. I can’t really say how it started, as nothing really happen for me to start feeling this way. I just started […]

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Budget despite having ADHD/ADD

Finances can be an issue if you have ADHD/ADD. This requires planning and not being too impulsive with purchases and thinking things through and such, which are common traits for those of us with ADHD/ADD. These traits make things like handling finances […]

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Bored? Yes. Often.

Yes, I know that boredom happens to everyone. Everyone gets bored sometimes, right? However, if you have ADHD/ADD, it’s different. We can and do get bored more easily and more often. We don’t plan to. We don’t necessarily want to or intend […]

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So, what’s it like?

Now, this is a question that I have been asked a couple of times. “What is it like to have ADHD/ADD?” I’m sure I’m not the only person with ADHD/ADD who’s been asked this question. I’m sure that other people will probably […]

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My struggles

I’ll admit that this week hasn’t quite been the easiest. I have struggled. It has been hard. But these challenges and struggles haven’t been some that others can see. Let’s face it though, you can’t see ADHD, and so the struggles that […]

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Planning and ADHD don’t always mix

We all know that, as adults, some planning may be involved. Whether it’s planning on how to get to work, or planning our budget, or scheduling meetings, or making sure that work is submitted on time, there is some planning involved. It […]

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Sticking to the conversation

When it comes to having conversations, it can be a little tricky for people with ADHD/ADD. Yes, we can have conversations. We can sometimes go on and on about a topic. Sometimes. However, it can still be a challenge, as we can […]

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Creativity and ADHD/ADD

Since I have started doing research on ADHD/ADD, I have seen various articles mention that ADHDers/ADDers tend to be creative. Many seem to go into careers where creativity is involved. So, it would seem. This would certainly explain my interest for the […]

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I don’t know if I can do this

Let’s face, we all go through difficult times and wonder if we can do it. We all go through periods when our self-esteem is low. It happens to a lot of us. However, for those of us with ADHD/ADD, it is slightly […]

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