Pressure (heed thine own advice) — ADD Tip o the day 117

I got the draft back from the proofreader. Because of my avoidance and denial it was in a form that made it hard to work with.  I had wanted to send the book to the publisher by the end of April.  Now I had to call the publisher about some formatting questions.  She asked if I would send it in by the end of the day.  I said no, by the end of the week.  I felt great pressure to get it done.  Why? Iwas putting the pressure on myself.  I don’t have to get it in by the end of the week.  or by the end of the month.  The pressure was all in my head.


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. I just published my first novel, Alma Means Soul. Your Life Can Be Better; strategies for adults with ADD/ADHD available at, or (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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2 Responses to Pressure (heed thine own advice) — ADD Tip o the day 117

  1. mikrobass3 says:

    i once overheard: if you can tell the difference between good advice and bad advice, you don’t need advice.


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