ADHD and Motivation

As a parent or spouse of an ADHDer, do you ever wonder why they procrastinate until the very last second, like there's no motivation? Do you ever feel a task is like walking in chest deep water? Trudging? Well for the ADHDer, it may have more to do with chemicals in the brain and less to do with being “lazy”....[ read more ]

ADHD in Relationships: Part 2

In Part 1 of ADHD in Relationships, we discussed the importance of gaining information and an understanding of ADHD and the ADHD symptoms, for both parties. We also discussed seeking out specialists who can facilitate this education as well as the processing of emotions in both parties that will have naturally risen over time. Today we are going to lay...[ read more ]

ADHD in Relationships: Part 1

There are plenty of books on relationships with an ADHDer; or where the couple has the diagnosis together. Today we’ll discuss  a few ideas partners can do to help treatment go as smoothly and as fast as possible. First and foremost: Find a specialist that will treat the ADHD  as a whole, not just the ADHD symptoms. The specialist will look at forgetfulness, lack...[ read more ]

ADHD is a gift! Seriously…

In the beginning of your journey it can seem silly or too good to be true to think of your ADHD as a gift, or even a superpower. But it can be if you want it. There are probably a some people saying “I just want my ADHD symptoms managed and then everything will be ok”. Hopefully there are those of...[ read more ]

6 ways to manage ADHD at work

If you don't work at job that allows flexibility, a normal 9 to 5 job can be difficult to maintain for the ADHDer. Using these tips will level the playing field at your job, sooth frustration of rigidity, and keep your bosses happy with your performance. Not to mention keep you happy so you can finally show case your unique genius! But...[ read more ]