Who’d Have Ever Thought My ADHD Would Bring Me Fame, Other Than From An Horrendous Accident Or A Terrible Crime
I am honored, and excited, within reason of course, to be a guest on a podcast recorded last Thursday. It’ll show in October 2, for ADHD month.
The hostess is Jennie Friedman, a genuine ADHD maven and coach. She has a good web site, ‘See in ADHD’ where I’ll also have a guest post in early September. Jennie is a very active member of the ADHD tribe.
Our topic will be ADHD and Anxiety, and it made me nervous just to think about it. The first podcast I ever did, I filled with verbal tics – “Uh”, “You know.”, etc. You know? I was appalled when I heard it, thought I had gotten over those.
The next one, I sounded like I was at the bottom of a well. Well, that’s not my fault, it’s the mike on my laptop, I guess.
Fortunately, you can’t see how I look in the podcast; that’s not my fault either. Unless you insist on bringing up all those years of dissipation.
Since I am extremely technologically challenged, I was anxious about getting logged in, and afraid I might miss the whole thing while trying to figure out how to connect. But like last time, Jennie held my hand and walked me through it. It went alright.
So, obviously you want to be sure to tune in October 2nd and see how I screwed it up this time. And you’ll meet Jennie, if you don’t already know her. And you might learn something new that will make it worth your while.
We’ll be talking about anxiety and ADHD.
Reserve the time, but you can check out her stuff before that.
Hope you enjoy.
- If you’re anxious about doing something, do it anyway.
- Ask, “What’s the worst thing that can happen?”
- Then ask, “So what? What will it matter 10 years from now? Five?”
- Then make a plan B – “Assuming the worst does happen, what would I do then?”
- Use breathing techniques. I used to think that these were woo woo nonsense, but I’ve learned they do work for me. Very useful.
Fantasy O the Day: When I get back to my regular computer, I’m going to figure out how to make these pictures come out right on Facebook.
Half Serious Suggestion O the Day, Just to Make a Point About ADHD:
Mark the date on your calendar. You know you’ll never remember it.
Addendum To Half Serious Suggestion:
If you do write it on your calendar, write it legibly so you can read it later. Just saying.