• Emotional Health,  Mental Health

    Self-doubt

    There are always times when we all doubt ourselves. We question whether we can do or achieve something. I think it is normal for everyone. It happens. However, it seems that for those of us with ADHD/ADD we may do so perhaps a little more often. At least, I imagine that this may be the case. I know that I do doubt myself quite a bit. Sometimes, a little more than others. Lately it has been one of those times when I have doubted myself a little more than others. I wonder if I can make things work. I wonder if I can work from home and take care of…

  • Mental Health,  Self care

    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 different. Our self-esteem is affected differently from those who don’t have ADHD/ADD. Poor self-esteem is certainly an issue for many kids with ADHD/ADD. And perhaps even for adults with ADHD/ADD. We struggle with so much. We struggle at school, at work, with chores at home. We struggle socially. We struggle with so many things, and it is no wonder that sometimes our self-esteem does suffer. Maybe saying ‘sometimes’…

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    There it is again

    The fear of failure is something no one really likes. Many of us may prefer to avoid it as much as possible. However, it is still a part of life. At some point, we will fail at something. We may fail a test, a recipe, or something entirely. However, for those who have ADHD/ADD, it’s different. Because our brain is wired differently, we face a whole different set of challenges and difficulties, and with that, comes more failure than others with non-ADHD/ADD. Or at least, different kinds of failures. As much as we may not like it, it’s something that we’ve grown accustom to and does seem to kind of…