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Too Busy with ADHD — Tip O the Day 879

Why Am I “Too Busy?” Ram is on a roll; this comes from comments and discussion: Too Busy, part one: With ADHD – 1. It’s hard to set priorities. 2. I want to do it all. 3. I set good … Continue reading

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Ram’s Comment —ADHD Tip O the Day 878

Ram makes good comments, and this one raises issues about structure and routine, skimming instead of reading, and our ADHD difficulty of picking one thing. Great post! I laughed out loud at your “skimming” comment. I did read your whole … Continue reading

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ADHD Research — ADHD Tip O the Day 877

  There is new ADHD research, but nothing that new. The stimulants sometimes cause insomnia. (This can usually be fixed by changing dose, schedule, or medication. I need to get my Daytrana patch off by 5:10 PM and I usually … Continue reading

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Structure, Schedule – The Secret to ADHD?— ADHD Tip O the Day 876

Flopping around with ADHD Retired.  Again. Haven’t found my groove yet. Too busy. Writing two books, one on ADHD, Living Well with ADHD, and a novel, Alma Means Soul, both about ready to publish, which I dread;  Create Space has … Continue reading

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Ram’s Mindball Post — ADHD Tip O the Day 873

This Post Is  Gift From Ram on One Aspect of ADHD Last Spring I took a trip to Portugal to visit my family. While we were there, one of my sisters (a pharmacist with a college degree and a deep … Continue reading

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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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