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ADD ADHD and Decisions — ADD Tip O the Day 638

With ADD ADHD we have more trouble making decisions than vanillas do.  There may be many reasons for this.  We have shaky self esteem and maybe fear making another mistake.  Maybe there are just too many choices.  But part of … Continue reading

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Some Days Are Just Like That When You Have ADD ADHD — ADD Tip O the Day 637

ADD ADHD Paralysis Homey just wrote a good ADD ADHD post about having an unproductive day.  I’m bouncing off her post: Some days I just can’t seem to get going, can’t get any traction. Strategy 1: Try to figure out what … Continue reading

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Learning From Experience with ADD ADHD — ADD Tip O the Day 610

We learn from experience One  of the basic tricks to that learning is to remember the specific experiences.  And make rules from them. If we remember the experience, its easier to remember the rule and to follow it. Losing the car I … Continue reading

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My ADD ADHD Problem: Stalled, Stuck, and Overwhelmed — ADD Tip o the Day 531

Stuck Since I changed my schedule I haven’t been able to get reorganized yet.                       My to do list is way too long, and I’m blocked and stuck. Strategy I … Continue reading

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Discouraged, Demoralized, Depressed —- ADD Tip o the Day 349

If you have ADD or ADHD do you ever get into this state?  If you haven’t, then I question the diagnosis, but if you want to experience this, here’s the recipe for how to get there: think of what you … Continue reading

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The Little Calendar — ADD Trip o the Day 329

another strategy for ADD or ADHD – Do you ever feel stuck or overwhelmed or just have a bunch of things to do and can’t figure out how to get started?  Welcome to the club. I don’t use this often … Continue reading

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Stuck with ADD — ADD Tip o the day 253

With ADD or ADHD we can easily become stuck or paralyzed.  Sometimes I just can’t get started on anything. I wrote about ‘the one fork strategy’;  just pick one very small thing and do it. A man responded, ‘My wife would not be happy at … Continue reading

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What I want to do —- ADD Tip o the day 250 (250!!!!!)

Saturday afternoon – I want to “relax” (what does “relax” mean?? anyway, I’m not good at it, but I’m good at “goofing off”.  What is the difference?  Maybe it’s that relaxing is intentional, a considered choice, with a purpose.) I’d … Continue reading

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Do something!—Add tip o the day 155

Computer crashed! Bummer!  Fortunately can use my wifes.  Found out how to fix it on internet.  Great!  Two hours effort, doesn’t work.  Bummer!  This kind of thing can ruin my whole day and my mental outlook.  Can do this blog … Continue reading

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Feedback loops — ADD Tip o the day 130

Most everything seems to work in feedback loops.  If we get depressed, we don’t feel like doing anything.  If we don’t do things we get more depressed, which makes it harder to do things, which makes us more depressed. If … Continue reading

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Stuck again —– ADD Tip o the day 68

Here’s one of the ways we get stuck: we feel overwhelmed by a big important task, so we procrastinate.  Just can’t get started.  But we have a lot of other things to do.  But instead of doing them, we are … Continue reading

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