Still sitting —- ADD Tip o the Day 285

The just sitting experiment is back on track after a brief detour.  Hard to do with ADD or ADHD. The strategy of using meal times as anchors to remember to sit did not work, so I’m just doing it when I think of it.  Surprisingly that is going pretty well.  The goal is three times a day of just sitting for a few minutes without doing anything – not planning, assessing, or really thinking.  It is very relaxing, clears my mind, and gets rid of that internal flywheel spinning pressured feeling, at least for a while.  And it helps kind of get things in perspective.  Seems valuable.

If I sit outside, which is really good sitting,  the dog jumps into my lap.  Then I’m petting her and it doesn’t quite meet the standard of just sitting, but still seems to have  good effects.  And petting a dog is good for you in itself.


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and being out of doors is good for us

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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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4 Responses to Still sitting —- ADD Tip o the Day 285

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  3. thank you so much for your endorsement and for taking the trouble to comment. hope you may be moved to comment in the future. best wishes


  4. Pam says:

    I’m still reading the ebook and loving it. I just got to the intermission. Wow, I never read a book with an intermission before. Summing up the first part of the book was a great way to keep your readers from feeling overwhelmed! I am definitely putting the paper version of this book on my wish list. When my book budger permits, I want it for my permanent reference library.

    Thanks for your good work! Pam


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