How to Read a Novel When You Have ADHD

How to Read a Novel When You Have ADHD

The Untapped Brilliance blog has several articles about reading books. The idea behind How to Read a Book When You Have ADHD is to eliminate guilt if you read books differently from the traditional linear way. Another article talks about how reading on a Kindle can be...

ADHD Feels Like…

ADHD Feels Like…

This week, I asked people with ADHD to describe what ADHD feels like for them. I thought it would be helpful for non-ADDers to understand it more. The varied replies give an excellent insight into life with ADHD. If you would like to add your own description of what...

7 Ways Your Kitchen Timer Helps Your Productivity

7 Ways Your Kitchen Timer Helps Your Productivity

A timer seems to be such a simple tool, that it is easy to overlook it in the hunt for a more complex solution. However, a simple kitchen timer can be your biggest friend and productivity partner. Here are 7 ways your timer can help you  ...

An ADHD Friendly Productivity Tip

An ADHD Friendly Productivity Tip

When you have ADHD, being productive has a positive ripple effect on all the areas in your life. When you are getting things done and making progress with your important tasks and projects… You feel accomplished You stop feeling ‘behind in life’ You feel happy Your...

ADHD and comorbid conditions. What you need to know.   

ADHD and comorbid conditions. What you need to know.   

A comorbid condition is a condition that lives alongside another condition in the same person.  Comorbid isn't a very cheerful term, but it simply means you have 2 or more medical conditions at the same time. Comorbid conditions could be two or more physical...

7 Tips to Avoid Post Holiday Blues

7 Tips to Avoid Post Holiday Blues

There are some people with ADHD who don’t like the holidays and can’t wait to get back to normal. There are other ADHDers who find the holidays exciting and enjoy every moment; but then, when they are over, they experience a big emotional low. The build up to the...

An Organized Home and ADHD

An Organized Home and ADHD

Having an organized physical environment helps ADHDers feel calm, organized and improves focus and concentration. It can be a Catch-22 though, because ADHD symptoms make creating and maintaining an organized environment a challenge (you can learn why that is here)....

ADHD and Introverts

ADHD and Introverts

Psychologist C. G Jung introduced the terms Introversion and Extraversion in the early 1900's. Today these personality traits play key parts in some of the main personality theories such as the Big Five, 16 personality factors, and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator....

Do you dread going out in the evening?

Do you dread going out in the evening?

Do you dread going out in the evening even though you know you'll have a good time when you get there? Many people with ADHD do, and there are things you can do to reduce that feeling, which means you can enjoy your day and your evening Here are six suggestions. 1....

The 6 Things Every ADHD Workspace Needs For Maximum Productivity

The 6 Things Every ADHD Workspace Needs For Maximum Productivity

For maximum productivity, you need to create a physical environment that promotes your ability to focus and concentrate. Here are the 6 things that every ADHD adult needs in their workspace in order to work as effectively as possible. 1. A Clear Desk Clear your desk...

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