How To Prepare For Guests In A Flash

***This post was made possible by Vacuumjudge.com. I was compensated for my time.*** It’s game night. And you are hosting. Wait, what??? You just got back from violin lessons and football practice. How could it be game night already? Look…we all go through it, especially if we’re parents, let alone working parents. There’s so much […]

ADHD And Relationships

ADHD and relationships…it’s complicated. On every level. For example, I am not a hugger. Everyone who knows me knows this about me. I don’t hug anyone except my husband, and he makes me do it as a joke. Two years ago my brother and his wife had the heartbreaking experience of losing a child. When […]

ADHD And Anxiety: 5 Things You Need To Know

ADHD and anxiety seem to travel together. For many of us, it gets worse as we age and the expectations placed on us increase. According to the National Institutes of Health, 19% of the US adult population is living with a diagnosable anxiety disorder. (source) https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/statistics/any-anxiety-disorder.shtml Within the ADHD population, 70% of us are living […]

The Best Way To Build Authentic Self-Awareness

Are you self-aware? Or are you self-critical? And what does self-awareness have to do with ADHD? Well…as it turns out those of us with ADHD are not always very self aware. “Even though most people believe they are self-aware, self-awareness is a truly rare quality: We estimate that only 10%–15% of the people we studied actually fit the […]

How Poor Executive Function Can Show Up In Your Life

How does poor executive function show up in your life? Consider this: Living with ADHD is all about self-regulation. Or lack thereof. How many of us have good self regulation? In the book Taking Charge of Adult ADHD, Russel Barkley explains: “Executive functions are the specific self-directed actions that we use to control ourselves…Scientists label them […]

Living With ADHD: Carmen

I first met Carmen in my original Facebook group. She was a regular poster and one of the first people to volunteer to talk with me about life with ADHD. She gave me a whole new perspective on Living with ADHD! Living With ADHD: Carmen   HealthyADHD:  How did you end up getting diagnosed? Carmen: […]