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: […]

ADHD Experts You Need To Know

Newly diagnosed with ADHD? Here is a list of ADHD Experts You Need To Know. 4.4% of the US adult population is living with ADHD. But less than 20% of these individuals actually seek help (source) I have been contemplating writing a guide to ADHD experts for some time. But I was having trouble deciding […]

Living With ADHD: Elise

In the blogging world you hear a lot about influencers. Since I do not consider myself a blogger, I have a whole different group of influencers.  My community. After nearly 3 years of writing, researching and learning from women with ADHD I felt like it was time to tell some of their stories. I always […]

The 5 Most Effective Ways to Maximize Your Dopamine

Dopamine has been getting a ton of press lately. Check out all the articles on psychology today. Sometimes dopamine is demonized as the primary culprit in addiction. Other times dopamine is described as the “pleasure chemical”, and the answer to our prayers. In reality, dopamine is just a neurotransmitter, a chemical, that we all have […]

ADHD Is Not A Gift

Yeah you read that right, ADHD IS NOT A GIFT. There is so much misinformation out there. And many people are willing to make crazy statements so they can profit from it. Perhaps I feel this way because I have had to struggle, or maybe it’s because I talk to women every single day who […]