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Distracted, Derailed, Off the Track — ADHD Tip O the Day 871

Distractable = ADHD I’ve been working on a revision of the 365 Tips O the Day book and I got about 65% finished on the final draft, number 11.  When it’s done I can publish it. Well, writing is the … Continue reading

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A Day with ADHD — ADHD Tip O the Day 869

What is a typical day with ADHD like? Here’s an example of how I spend my time: Trying to find my glasses:  20 minutes Trying to find my i phone, twice: 45 minutes Trying to find the thing that was … Continue reading

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Pause – An ADHD Strategy — ADHD Tip O the Day 868

Trying a new strategy to help with my ADHD. Maybe it’s not so new; I may have tried it before? Maybe it’s a form of mindfulness? Anyway, it’s pretty simple. I occasionally stop whatever I’m doing wherever I am and … Continue reading

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Defective — ADHD Tip O the Day 863

Who’s defective??! My patient sat with her head down, looking morose. I asked her why. “I’m defective,” she answered.” Just defective.” “What do you mean?” “Well, I have anxiety disorder and phobias. I’m just defective. I tried reassurance. “You’re not … Continue reading

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Goals and ADHD — ADHD Tip O the Day 861

Is It Good To Set Goals If You Have ADHD? I’m a big fan of setting goals, but it’s hard for us ADHDers.  We always overestimate what we can do and underestimate how long it will take, don’t we?  And … Continue reading

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Using Technology To Outsmart ADHD —ADHD Tip O the Day 860

Dinos has helped me with technology before, one of my many weak spots.  He has generously agreed to contribute some posts.  Enjoy! doug Using Technology To Outsmart ADHD I’m not sure how many other people can relate to this, but … Continue reading

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Child to Adult ADHD — ADHD Tip O the Day 859

About 8% of US children have ADHD. About 50% outgrow it during adolescence. For the rest of us it changes somewhat. We usually get less impulsive and less hyperactive.  For example, at a business meeting, we don’t keep leaping from … Continue reading

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A Radical Change — ADHD Tip O the Day 858

Maybe ADHD Pushes Us Too Hard? I started school when I was five and started working when I was eleven. I’ve always liked working. And I was always competing, with myself and others. Now I’ve reached a certain age, and … Continue reading

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Medicine for ADHD? — ADHD Tip O the Day 857

Some people are on too much medicine and too many meds and some on not enough. Meds are helpful to some people and not to others. For some people meds are miracles and for some not helpful at all, or … Continue reading

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Efficient with ADHD. Huh??—ADHD Tip O the Day 856

I’m trying to get more done in less time and with less effort.  Tthat sounds like trying to be more efficient, not one of my strong points. So I asked for advice from my son-in-law, Bruce, who is sharp and … Continue reading

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ADHD and Screens — ADHD Tip O the Day 854

ADHD Book Review?? I got a negative review of Living Daily with Adult ADD or ADHD.  Well, kinda.  Starfish had not read the book, nor  had she bought it. So it wasn’t really a review; it was a complaint, a … Continue reading

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follow ups —- ADD Tip o the Day 316

I forgot to mention on the weight loss – the Ginger Chews candies after lunch and dinner.  let them dissolve in my mouth and they take away the munchy craving that persists even after I’ve eaten. Lisa pointed out the … Continue reading

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Did you know??? — ADD Tip o the day 169

You probably already know: 1. This blog is just about to record the 4000 th hit – it could be you! 2.  You can subscribe so you’ll get an e mail each time there is a new post.  Unfortunately, I … Continue reading

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