ADHD Time — ADHD Tip O the Day 910

How I spend my time; a typical 24 hours:

Screwing around on the computer.              2.5 hours

Sleeping?                                                              ???

Looking for my cell phone, repeatedly.        1.5 hours

Looking for my glasses.                                      .5

Looking for something else that I just had in my hand.          .75 hours

Asking my wife to find the thing that I couldn’t find, several times.      1 hour

Doing something important that I needed to spend 4 hours on.                             1 hour

Doing something that came up unexpectedly and screwed up my whole schedule.   2 hours

Piddling, accomplishing nothing.                     2 hours

Normal basic activities of life.                          2 hours

Time I cannot account for; God only knows where it went.     3- 6 hours

doug

 

Novel Idea of the Day:

There are many different kinds of time, for example, regular time, ADHD time, and New Mexico Time.

Quote O the Day:

Time is a booger.

me, ADHDer

 

Quiz O the Day:

What does mañana mean in Santa Fe?

(Answer below)

The Whole Time Article

James Clear

ADHD Medications

#ADHD, @addstrategies, @adhdstrategies, @dougmkpdp

books link

 

Answer:  No, in Santa Fe, mañana does not mean tomorrow.  It means ” not today.”

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What Is Your Time Style?

 

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. 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.
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4 Responses to ADHD Time — ADHD Tip O the Day 910

  1. Ken Powell says:

    Possibly one of the best/most true posts you’ve done Doug! 😊

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  2. bjkuhlman says:

    Thanks Doug! I have not read your tips for a long while and I don’t know why. Something told me to open this email and I am happy that I did. My next step is to go back and reread your book, which was very helpful the first time around over three maybe four or five years ago, and then I fell off the horse. Time for me to get back on. Cheers, Benjamin

    On Thu, Jul 9, 2020 at 3:03 PM ADDadultstrategies wrote:

    > doug with ADHD posted: “How I spend my time; a typical 24 hours: Screwing > around on the computer. 2.5 hours Sleeping? > ??? Looking for my cell phone, > repeatedly. 1.5 hours Looking for my ” >

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    • bj – welcome back! my first principle of human behavior is – if we struggle and struggle with a problem, and finally find a solution, the next thing we do is to stop using the solution. does that fit? I do it all the time.
      glad the book is helpful to you
      thank you for commenting, it’s a contribution to the tribe
      doug

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