If we have ADD or ADHD we need to be open to change, to find strategies to our lives go better.
Change can be hard. Often we don’t even realize that change is an option. Therapists talk about patients who want to just feel better, but they don’t want to change anything.
I have seen women who were being emotionally abused who wanted to feel better, but didn’t want to do anything differently.
I have seen women who were being physically abused who wanted tranquilizers so they wouldn’t feel anxious while they were wondering when the next assault would be.
I have seen men who wanted to lose weight but didn’t want to change their eating or activity patterns.
I have seen people who were floundering in their ADD or ADHD symptoms but did not want to try ritalin.
Quotes of the day :
1. If you keep doing the same thing, you will keep getting the same results.
2. If what you’re doing isn’t working for you, you might want to consider doing something different.