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Ouch! Hypersensitivity and ADHD – – – Tip O the Day 809

I know I am hypersensitive. Am I hypersensitive as a symptom of my ADHD? Or have my ADHD problems, including so many screw ups, just made my self-esteem fragile? So is the hypersensitivity an ADHD symptom or a consequence? I … Continue reading

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In ADHD, Attitude Makes the Difference – But Then, There is Word Power — ADHD Tip O the Day 807

With ADHD, Everything Can Be Difficult But there are strategies to make things less difficult. Last post, I said that my job is difficult, but I love it. What helps me is using the power of words and keeping focus … Continue reading

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“Hurry!” – An Unpleasant ADHD Attitude— ADHD Tip O the Day 780

Is being in a hurry an integral part of ADHD? Being in a hurry is unpleasant and inefficient.  It is also not based on reality but it’s an attitude.  The attitude generates the feeling, which generates the behavior, or perhaps … Continue reading

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Attitudes in ADD ADHD – Warning: Intimate Material, Viewer Discretion Advised— ADD Tip O the Day 624

Warning – Intimate Material, Viewer Discretion Advised We with ADD ADHD tend to say, and do, inappropriate things. This material may be inappropriate, but it’s such a good illustration of the effect of attitude that I have to share it. … Continue reading

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Shannon’s Approach to the ADD ADHD Time Problem — ADD Tip O the Day 614

We’ve Been Talking About Time -and Shannon’s comment was so good I’m just posting it here: “Agreed. Time is a problem! And schedule what’s important! What I’m trying out is putting those things in a non-scheduled category of my todo … Continue reading

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I Don’t Have Enough Time! – – – ADD Tip O the Day 613

ADD ADHD and Time Pressure Here I am “retired” and still feeling that same old sense of time pressure, the fly wheel constantly spinning inside.  And the damn old voice –“Hurry up!  Rush!  You have so much to do!  You’ll … Continue reading

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An Excess of Blessings From ADD ADHD – – – ADD Tip O the Day 582

Gifts, Benefits, and Blessings of ADD ADHD Have exhausted this topic for a moment. Got lots of good comments on both sides of the question.  Thank you. But – I am overly blessed with the gifts of creativity and wide … Continue reading

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The Non-strategy ADD ADHD Strategy — ADD Tip o the Day 485

We need strategies to deal with our ADD ADHD problems, but what if it doesn’t have to be a problem in the first place?  Sometimes it’s our attitude or our assumptions that make something into a problem.  Tom has a … Continue reading

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Frustration — ADD Tip o the Day 438

This issue is not particularly ADD or ADHD, it’s just human, but my ADD makes it worse – no patience, remember? Things aren’t going quite the way I want, and I’m getting flooded with frustration.  I’m trying hard to control … Continue reading

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Have A Fantastic Day — ADD Tip o the Day 359

Those of us with ADD or ADHD easily fall into a down mood.  I have a new mantra to help combat that tendency – At night : “Tomorrow is going to be a fantastic day, with many interesting surprises and … Continue reading

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Whining — Not Really An ADD Tip of the Day 348

Well, Medicare has come out with a new set of regulations, coding and documenting, that will be adopted by all the insurance companies apparently.  The coding is very complicated; even if I didn’t have ADD I’d  have trouble understanding and … Continue reading

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Victim or Master? —- ADD Tip o the Day 327

Are you a victim of ADD or ADHD?  Or are you a master of it?   I think a lot depends on your attitude, and it is a feedback loop.  The more you see yourself as a victim, the less likely … Continue reading

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Lots to do — ADD Tip o the day 80

“I have lots to do today”, I’m saying to myself, and I’m feeling overloaded.  So why am I telling myself this lie?  I only have one thing to do- finish this blog post. When I’m finished, I can look at … Continue reading

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