Many people have a hard time slowing down their brains or clearing the thoughts in their minds. Thoughts often come at a whirlwind speed, and it can be hard to concentrate on the tasks at hand. Too many thoughts create a sense of overwhelm or mental chaos. To help overcome overwhelm, write things down. A
Using words like should, must, perfect, never, lazy, positive, and the word purpose can set you up for failure. Why? Hear how it sounds. I should be doing this. Who says so? Why put unnecessary pressure on yourself? Do what you can achieve and embrace what you can do. I must get my homework done.
Procrastination is one of those areas that can be extremely frustrating to a person with ADHD. You know how to do the task, you want to get it done, and yet you seem to hit a wall every time. You may wonder, “What continually keeps me from starting?” Or perhaps you observe this with your
I took special interest in an article printed in our local newspaper. The journalist was featuring a story on the debate as to whether library fines should be abolished. My first knee jerk reaction was, ‘definitely, who likes to pay fines?”. Then I pondered a bit and realized what would happen if there was no
I woke up sad today. I am sure you have had days like that. No real reason, but it’s just the way I felt. I know many of my clients have days like this because they feel like they aren’t reaching their daily goals. They get so frustrated, and I can understand that feeling. My