Tag Archives: functioning with ADD

alone part 2 — ADD Tip o the day 236

People with ADD or ADHD tend to do better if someone else is around. My wife is back home and I’m glad, but I didn’t unravel or fall apart this time.  OK, she wasn’t gone that long, but she was … Continue reading

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Alone with ADD —- ADD Tip o the day 230

How do you do on your own?  Alone? My wife is leaving (no, not like that)for five days.  I know the script – the first 3 days will be great!  I can do as I please (more or less).  I … Continue reading

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Overwhelmed part 4 —- ADD Tip o the day 194

So the third type of overwhelmed I might call “frantic”.  My wife called me, “Come on, Doug, let’s go, we’re going to be late.  And would you make sure the doors are locked and take out the gargbage.”  I was … Continue reading

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Overwhelmed – again —- ADD Tip o the day 154

A young man called for help today, he was “overwhelmed”.  He had so many things he needed to do and he just couldn’t get started.  He was paralyzed. I didn’t point out to him that “overwhelmed” is simply a state … Continue reading

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