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Some Little Things that Help — ADHD Tip O the Day 852

Little Things Can Make a Difference with ADHD One of the keys of living well in spite of ADHD is making habits. With a habit, you don’t have to remember, think, or make a decision; you just do it. Here … Continue reading

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Bad Words — ADHD Tip O the Day 851

Don’t Use These Words If You Have ADHD or maybe even if you don’t. Ram recently stated that “Stupidly, I fell off the bike– .”  I suggested that that wasn’t a good word to apply to herself, but she explained … Continue reading

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ADHD Strategies Work, Eventually — ADHD Tip O the Day 845

ADHD Medication Side Effects I didn’t get much sleep tonight. Took a long time to realize I still had my Daytrana patch on. One of the two side effects of the patch is that if I don’t take it off … Continue reading

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Open Mind VS Old Patterns — ADHD Tip O the Day 737

With ADHD, we need to make some changes. It’s hard to change a habit, but there are strategies: Spotting – This is the first step. Instead of trying to stop the old habit, just recognize every time you do it, spot … Continue reading

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ADHD and Bio Feedback and Other Science— ADHD Tip O the Day 706

A short break from The ADHD Four Great Tips A recent meta-analysis, a study of  previous studies, indicates that biofeedback is not an effective treatment for ADHD. That does not mean that it doesn’t help for other conditions, and doesn’t even … Continue reading

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Rules Can Help You With ADD ADHD: a follow up – – – ADD Tip O the Day 651

My wife is back!   Thank God! But I didn’t unravel.  I give the credit to the rules, although having the structure of writing on the next book was also helpful. Report on the rules: No alcohol.  – I scored 100% on this … Continue reading

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Rules Can Make Your Life Better with ADD ADHD — ADD Tip O the Day 649

Using Rules: A major principle for coping with ADD ADHD is:  identify a problem, design a strategy, make it a rule, make it a habit.  But with ADD ADHD there are other uses for rules . Some of us do … Continue reading

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Slips and Failures — ADD Tip o the Day 372

With ADD or ADHD we are plagued by slips and failures.  But AA teaches that slips are to be expected and we need to have a plan for them to help us just get back on the track. I was … Continue reading

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Trying too hard? —– ADD Tip o the Day 277

Maybe I’m trying to change too many things at one time (willpower? with ADD or ADHD we tend to overdo): 1.  learning to just sit — making progress 2.  getting on the net only 3 times a day  –slo progress … Continue reading

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Tidbits — ADD Tip o the Day 271

1. the blog has reached 9000 hits!  thank you all!  The book has sold over 1800 copies, the majority on kindle.  Thank you again! Very surprised and very pleased. 2.  I am reading and recommending 3 books: Willpower – baumeister Thinking, … Continue reading

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How to change — ADD Tip o the day 252

Change is hard for anyone, not just for people with ADD or ADHD.  First, we have to make up our mind to change; the payoff has to be worth the effort to us (usually someone else wanting us to change is not enough). … Continue reading

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