Overwhelmed again part 2 — ADD Tip o the day 157

There are two main strategies for overwhelmed:

1.  Make the big list, everything you need to do.  Make a short list, the most urgent or important.  Pick one, maybe break it into small steps.  Pick one, usually the hardest, focus on that, forget all the rest, do it.   Repeat.  If you can’t get yourself to do it, break it into smaller steps.

2.  If you are really stuck, just pick one thing at random, or the easiest.  Forget all the rest.  Break it into smaller step.  Do the easiest one, just focus on it and do it.  Then maybe  you’re ready to implement method 1, as above.

This time, when I was stuck, I used method 2 and it worked!  Yea!  That really feels better.  And the thing I picked was next days blog.  Got it done, and I was moving again.


and the computer is working fine again – a miracle! especially for those technologically challenged by ADD or ADHD.

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 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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