I don’t know if self flogging is a part of ADD or ADHD, or if we just have more occasions to do it. Roni posted about this on ADDer World, and she plans to stop it, which is good. Self flogging only makes things worse,; it does not motivate, it demoralizes. so we need strategies.
How to change a habit. recognizing the problem and deciding to do something about it is the first step. Then spotting. That means you note it every time – “Oh, there I go again, self flogging.” Amazingly, sometimes that is enough, after a while. If not, then you need countering self talk – Roni is cute, and helps troubled kids, and has made enough that she doesn’t need a job – must’ve done something right, so she could argue with The Critic.
They do say that self abuse is better than no abuse at all.
Anahi Ortiz summary on medications part 2 clik here
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.