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What I want to do —- ADD Tip o the day 250 (250!!!!!)

Saturday afternoon – I want to “relax” (what does “relax” mean?? anyway, I’m not good at it, but I’m good at “goofing off”.  What is the difference?  Maybe it’s that relaxing is intentional, a considered choice, with a purpose.) I’d … Continue reading

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Using structure — ADD Tip o the day 185

Structure includes having a routine, or schedule, or guidelines, or requirements.  If we have ADD or ADHD, we do better with structure.  This can include getting up and going to bed at about the same time each day (with reasonable … Continue reading

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Criticism and ADD — ADD Tip o the day 131

When I’m getting criticised, I tend to wall off and not hear well.  Even more so if I’m getting pressured to do something, which often feels like criticism, as does plain helpful suggestions or advice. Since I have ADD, or … Continue reading

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Memory — ADD Tip o the day 110

Because we have very poor memories, we need to remember.  What??!! We need to remember that we have very poor memories and that therefore we need to write it down, to make lists.  But because we won’t remember where we … Continue reading

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Advantages of ADD — ADD Tip o the day 77

In writing this book, I was surprised as I became aware of some advantages that ADD conveys.  See Pete Quilly’s links to the right of this message.  One of the advantages is creativity.  Most of us coping with ADD or … Continue reading

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Brain freeze —ADD Tip o the day 74

Have any of you experienced brain freeze? I’m not sure it’s part of ADD.  It’s certainly related to anxiety. When your brain freezes you are doing well if you can remember your own name.  The synapses are not firing.  It … Continue reading

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Goals tip o the day 13

yesterday I sat down and wrote down my goals I find it useful to do this every few months. now comes the hard part I need to look at each goal and ask myself If I was really serious about … Continue reading

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