Tag Archives: problems with add

Comorbid: Depression and ADD —- ADD Tip o the day 258

We with ADD and ADHD have a 2.7 times higher rate of depression than the general public where the rate is about 10%. Reasons: 1. Childhood abuse, shame, failures  make us vulnerable to depression.  2. our continued failures and poor … Continue reading

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ADD and spirituality —- ADD Tip o the day 220

What do we mean by spirituality?  (forget Webster).  Spirituality means to me at least an acknowledgement that there is something beyond our direct recognition that has an influence in our lives and which in some way we can pay attention to and … Continue reading

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Avoid decisions — ADD Tip o the day 146

It is impressive how the new research on decision making confirms the ADD or ADHD strategies in the book.  Having rules to follow minimizes the need to make decisions, just follow the rule.  For example, I never have to decide … Continue reading

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Will power? — ADD tip o the day 142

A great article in the August 21, 2011 NY Times magazine, To Choose Is To Lose.  Scientific. We each have limited will power. It can get depleted by: 1. using it    2. making decisions    3. low blood sugar … Continue reading

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