• Mental Health,  Self care

    Don’t compare

    Here’s something that I’m sure many people do, or have done, whether you have ADHD, or not. Maybe not everyone does this, but I’m sure that many have done this at one point or another. At times, it can be quite easy to do. Comparing ourselves to others. You might compare yourself to a coworker, to another parent, to a friend, to someone successful, and the list goes on. As someone with ADHD, we do struggle with so many things that it can be so easy to compare ourselves to others. Or even ask ourselves why we can’t complete a task that is just so simple most can accomplish within…

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    That feeling of failure

    Here’s a feeling that we all have. Most of us may feel this sense of failure at one point in our lives or at another. Let’s face it, it happens. However, when someone has ADHD/ADD, it is different. We tend to fail more than our non-ADHD/ADD or neurotypical counterparts. Not that others don’t, but we just face and deal with failure and what comes with it more often. Studies have shown that ADHDers/ADDers receive so many more negative messages than their non-ADHD/ADD counterparts. We might feel it while we’re at school, when we fail a test, after studying really hard for it, or when we miss a deadline and submit…