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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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Goals for 2018 – With ADHD?! — ADHD Tip O the Day 813

Yes, even with ADHD, goals can help make our lives better. I didn’t make any New Year’s resolutions, but I set ten goals for 2018. These were spiritual, health, financial, professional, recreational, and educational goals. They are each very specific … Continue reading

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My New Year’s Resolution — ADD Tip O the Day 681

First, I hope you each have a wonderful 2016. Keep identifying problems and working on strategies.  It’s bound to help. My New Year’s resolution is not to make any New Year’s resolution.  They don’t work for me, probably because of my … Continue reading

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The ADD ADHD Trap of Expectations — ADD Tip O the Day 623

What Can I Expect? With ADD ADHD we have so many things we’re interested in and it’s hard to say no to any of them.  It’s hard to say no to ourselves. My daily routine includes brushing my teeth, quiet … Continue reading

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Two Tips About Goals and ADD ADHD — ADD Tip O the Day 608

Achievable Goals My wife asked me, as she often does, “What are you doing?” “Trying to get organized,” I replied. “That’s your motto”, she said. “No, that’s my mantra.” What’s the difference? But then I had a small insight. Maybe … Continue reading

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ADD ADHD and Goals-Can We Use Them? — ADD Tip O the Day 578

Goals are important, whether we have ADD ADHD or not In prison ministry, we notice that many of the men do not have the concept of goals other than short term “I want this now”. Goals help us with focus, … Continue reading

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ADD ADHD and “Auditory Processing Disorder” —ADD Tip O the Day 576

ADD ADHD and trouble hearing A fellow ADDer recently asked me if his difficulties in hearing were part of his ADD ADHD. He particularly has trouble in a crowded restaurant, hearing the person across from him. I’d never thought about … Continue reading

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Goals, Self Abuse, and ADD ADHD– – – ADD Tip O the Day 573

New Year’s Goals At the beginning of a new year, we often yield to the temptation to set new goals. We did this last year, and the year before, but we don’t seem to learn. How did that work out … Continue reading

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Guest Tips for ADD or ADHD — ADD Tip o the Day 425

Bonnie’s time management blog, JJ’s constructive strategies and use of goals and small steps, and of course, Jonathon’s  book review are all worth sharing with you. amjjstone says: September 19, 2013 at 6:31 pm (Edit) I like to multitask by … Continue reading

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Distracted But Bragging — ADD Tip o the day 406

I’m struggling to finish the new ADD or ADHD book but I’m distracted.  Too much going on and a couple of glitches – need to take out two weak pages and replace them with strong ones, THEN need to find … Continue reading

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Aspirations — ADD Tip o the Day 369

Scott, one of us ADD or ADHD people, made a very nice comment on the Frazzled post and gave me permission to use it here (slightly edited for length): “– the idea of making an aspiration in the morning and … Continue reading

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Goals — ADD Tip o the Day 363

With ADD or ADHD having goals is very helpful, but like most of the tools and strategies, we need to learn how to use them. When I decided to practice the sitting and just being, I was initially very enthusiastic … Continue reading

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