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Read this ASAP!

February 27, 2011 by  
Filed under Coping, Ourselves, Podcasts, Success!

I need it ASAP!! You have to get this to them ASAP!! Four words. As Soon As Possible. The implication of ASAP is that the task at hand is so important, we don’t even have time to sound out the words. We are putting an easy label on the priority of this request. Too easy, if you ask […]

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The Driving Lesson

February 24, 2011 by  
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Put yourself behind the wheel: It’s still dark. You have been driving for hours even though it is only 5:30 AM. You are on a three lane interstate highway. Although there has been some snow in the region, the roads have been clear and almost dry. Anxious to get where you are going, you move […]

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Impulsive Creativity of the ADHD Artist

February 17, 2011 by  
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When you have ADHD, you often see things other people miss. When the neuro-typical (“normal”) person sees a wooden table, the ADHD’r sees: the wood grain and imagines what part of the tree it came from the surface scratches and tries to guess what caused them the fact that the legs are not aligned with […]

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Keep Your Eye on the Prize

January 7, 2010 by  
Filed under Coping, Ourselves, Success!

Are you the type who has this inner conflict: You have the ability to hyperfocus, but due to your distractibility that focus is often misplaced? I don’t know about you, but I find it real easy to throw myself into a task with great abandon. The only problem is that the task I choose may […]

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ADHD Goes for a Drive

May 8, 2009 by  
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I’ll return to “A Vision for ADHD”, but right now I just need to go for a drive. The only problem is that my navigator for over 20 years has been ADHD. Over the years I have had more accidents, tickets and close calls than I can count. Why? At times distraction has caused me […]

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The Power of Choice

March 25, 2009 by  
Filed under Coping, Our Kids

We have changed direction a little lately. As mentioned in earlier posts, our son was having increasing difficulties with school. His ADHD was getting the best of him. PJ was reaching his limits with how many reprimands he could face each week. His spirit was at an all-time low. Strict discipline was not working. It […]

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Adult ADHD on the Job

March 19, 2009 by  
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Adults dealing with ADHD have their challenges. Many of the basic skills that are needed to maintain a stable and secure life can be evasive for the adult with ADHD. Long-term relationships can be difficult to keep going. Controlling our impulsivity, so as not to be always living in the moment, can take a concerted […]

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An Impulsively Passionate Life with ADHD

March 17, 2009 by  
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So far, my posts are showing a very dark side to ADHD. Time for a bit of a lift! The ADHD/Hunter type of person can also be a bit of fun. Impulsivity used properly can add quite a bit of spice to life. Just a few examples: There was the time my wife, our two […]

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