The new E book, Living Daily With Adult ADD or ADHD, 365 Tips o the Day, hasn’t got many reviews yet, tho it is starting to sell pretty well, thank you all. So when I got a bad review, it kind of hurt, like always.
Here’s from Libby: I am not certain what motivated me to purchase this. I bought it for Kindle, thinking I would read it while traveling. It isn’t BAD, it just doesn’t do much for me as I address the challenges of ADD, as both parent and educator.
I think there’s two problems here (hope there’s not a third, like the book is just no good). But, see, first of all, it’s not really a “book”, that you sit down and read, like while traveling or any other time. No, it’s like a daily devotional, or one of those calendars with a tip on each day, and you go through it one tip a day at your own pace. The idea of trying to sit and read it through – ugh! And also it’s probably really for someone who already knows a lot about ADD ADHD, kind of a review, a booster, reminder, encourager.
Second, it’s for adults, which might include high school students on up, but not particularly for parents of kids with ADDD.
So I think Libby was right, it really wasn’t for her, or for her traveling situation, and I appreciate her saying that it’s not bad: she didn’t have to offer that.
So are we ADD folks extra sensitive to criticism? I think so; we’ve had so much of it and with our tendency to mess up and to not finish things or to live up to expectations, etc., etc., our self esteem can be pretty shaky.
One of my strategies is to write about it, and another is to focus on the positives, like the good reviews, and not dwell on the negative ones.
all the reviews
oren on procrastination