Guest Post: ADHD Fighter

* This is a guest post by one of my beautiful community members. She is a fighter!*   Some people picture ADHD as someone who can’t sit still, is prone to violent outbursts, and is always in “go” mode, but that’s not always true. ADD looks different for every single person, and is VERY different […]

Want To Know How It Feels To Have ADHD?

Like anything else, ADHD is individual. We all experience varying degrees and types of symptoms. If you have ADHD over the course of your lifetime, which most of us do, the symptoms actually change as your age and your circumstances do. For most neurotypical people ADHD is hard to understand. It seems like we are […]

Body Doubling: The ADHD Tool We Should All Be Using

According to author Patricia Quinn, MD, “A body double is someone who sits with a person with ADHD while they perform tasks that are difficult to accomplish alone.” SOURCE Need to get more done?  (don’t we all?) I was first introduced to the concept of body doubling by Jennie Friedman in her private group Reach […]

When ADHD Runs In The Family

For almost a year now I have been airing my family’s dirty laundry on here, basically advertising to the world that my whole darn family has ADHD. I have it.  My younger brother has it.  I am 90% sure my son has it.  At least one of my uncles has it.  You get the picture….. […]

Your Guide To Emotional Management With ADHD

  People with ADHD feel emotions more intensely than others. Source Emotional management is not something you are born with. Most of us develop social/emotional coping skills throughout our childhood and into our early 20’s. But for those with ADHD this ability to regulate our emotions seems to be somewhat inhibited. It was always easier […]

The Guaranteed Method For Managing ADHD Symptoms

**This post contains affiliate links. If you purchase something after clicking on a link I might be paid a small commission. This commission does not cost you anything or change the terms of your purchase. I don’t need to cite a bunch of studies for you to know that exercise is important to your health. […]

Why I Stopped Chasing the Skinny Chicken

If you are familiar with the show Orange is the New Black, you might remember an episode from the first season where Piper kept seeing what was apparently a famous but elusive chicken running through the jail yard. In the episode, she tells some of the other inmates what she saw, inciting half of the […]

Improve Your ADHD Symptoms By Using Mindfulness

In one 2008 study 78% of participants who practiced mindful awareness reported a reduction in their ADHD symptoms. In fact, at the end of the study the majority of participants were happy happy they had completed the training. Source You may have been hearing a lot lately about mindfulness. When I first heard the word […]

How To Create Inspiring Visual Triggers That Get Results

Art has been a big inspiration for me lately. More specifically photography. I am finding that just the right combination of words and images can inspire me to write and to think in ways that I never imagined. I spend hours on Unsplash gazing at free stock photos. Some are of people, some are of objects […]