Time management? —- ADD Tip o the day 91

We tend to underestimate the time it will take to do something or to get somewhere.  We are not good at it.  One of the several reasons is that we estimate based on the assumption that there will be no problems:there will be no traffic; I won’t forget something and have to go back for it; I won’t get lost;I won’t spill something and have to stop and clean it up; the computer will  work right (fat chance!) .  You get the idea.  My strategy is to estimate the time needed and add 50%.  That works pretty well, at least most of the time, at least if it doesn’t involve the computer.

doug

as i write this blog on this notebook: the font has become too small, the menus have started  into the files so that i cant see half of what i’m typing, i wasnt able to get the tags in on the last blog and it wouldnt let me edit. i cant get the cursor where i want it.  other than that, —

About doug with ADHD

I am a psychiatric physician. I learned I have ADHD at age 64, and then wrote two ADHD books for adults, focusing on strategies for making your life better. Your Life Can Be Better; strategies for adults with ADD/ADHD available at amazon.com, or smashwords.com (for e books) Living Daily With Adult ADD or ADHD: 365 Tips O the Day ( e-book). This is one tip at a time, one page at a time, at your own pace. It's meant to last a year. As a child, I was a bully. Then there was a transformation. Now I am committed to helping people instead abusing them. The Bully was published in January, 2016. It's in print or e book, on Amazon.
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1 Response to Time management? —- ADD Tip o the day 91

  1. Pingback: Time is a Booger with ADHD — ADHD Tip O the Day 728 | ADDadultstrategies

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