Five Truisms

These are not all 100% true, but your life will go better if you act as though they are.

  1. It will always take longer than you thought.
  2. Anything that can go wrong, will.
  3.  If they didn’t ask for your advice, they don’t want it.
  4.  Write it down. You will not remember it.
  5. Every problem has a solution.

Alert of the week:

Many of our generic and over the counter medications are manufactured in India.  There are reports of unsanitary labs and contaminants there and apparently a few deaths.  I don’t think this is a hoax.  So read the label.

Personal Notes O the Day:

  1. I think Word would be very useful if I could just get rid of the demons.
  1. I think the new ADHD book will be published at the end of March.        I think.    Maybe.  I hope.
  1. I’m reading Coming Alive based on a totally different approach to therapy, from a unique psychiatrist, Phil Stutz. I made a commitment to fully try the techniques (very unusual for me to do this) and by page 75 I’ve already made some significant change.  Wow!

Quote O the Day

Trust everyone, and always shuffle the deck.



Coming Alive  the book

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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. I just published my first novel, Alma Means Soul. Your Life Can Be Better; strategies for adults with ADD/ADHD available at, or (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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11 Responses to Five Truisms

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  2. Ken Powell says:

    Sound advice – especially the write it down one which I always forget…

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  3. Dee says:

    Thanks Doug! All 5, 100% true, all the time. I just need to find a way to remember them in the midst of things. If I write them down it will land on my pile of papers of “to do” on my counter, and desk.
    Thanks for the laughter at the bottom. I often have a panic on the way to an appt “wait, what day is today????”
    Haven’t tolerated meds but thanks for the info for those who do. I was told my meds were exercise, sleep, healthy nutrition, and meditation. That they are my non-negotiables. And learn some life skills to help me.
    Only, no one told me that aging thrown in the mix can make any one of those a challenge. LOL!

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    • Dee
      aging makes about everything a challenge. i know how hard it is to remember things. sometimes i put them on a sticky on the fridge but that only works for a short time. sorry about the meds, they work fine for most ADHDers but not all, sometimes takes a lot and error. but you have a great regime. you might add spending time outdoors.
      always, thank you for commenting
      best wishes


  4. Martha Puryear says:

    Good one!❤️

    Sent from my iPad

    Liked by 1 person

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