Learning To Meditate With ADHD

Self-regulation and paying attention are two of the biggest challenges for adults living with ADHD. SOURCE Quite a while ago I wrote my first article on mindfulness with ADHD.  Since that time I have done even more reading and thinking about the topic. Self-regulation is part of the executive function system. Executive functions will be […]

Attitude and ADHD

I was once told that if I didn’t take my medication I would be sent away to a mental hospital. My life would go down the tubes, and I would never amount to anything. Yes, that is true – I was told this at the age of 11 by someone in my life that I […]

Understanding ADHD And Hyperfocus

[bctt tweet=”Everyone talks about lack of focus, but nobody talks about Hyperfocus. #adhdlife ” username=”HealthyADHD”] What is hyperfocus?  It is exactly what it sounds like. When a person focuses on something so intently that they fail to notice changes in their environment, other people, and sometimes even neglect to eat or drink. But here is […]

Creating A Personal ADHD Mantra

“your mantra is based on personal experience, and holds power as an individual and unique expression of what you most desire. Whether it be aimed at manifesting security, deep connection, pervasive self-confidence, or release from suffering, the only requirement of mantra is that it is authentic.”  Via Oprah.com People with ADHD are not, as a […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]