How to organize your head when you have ADHD

How to organize your head when you have ADHD

Sally’s head was spinning. Every day was full, she always felt behind and a bit out of control. She never seemed to finish anything. Just today she was replying to an email when the phone rang. Sally stopped typing and answered it. It was her boss asking for some...

Why is Omega 3 Important When You Have Adult ADHD?

Why is Omega 3 Important When You Have Adult ADHD?

There has been more research on ADHD and Omega 3 than on any other nutrient, and the findings are compelling. For example, did you know that people with ADHD have less Omega-3 in their bodies than people without ADHD? Low levels of Omega-3 can result in poor...

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...

Getting Things Done When You Have ADHD

Getting Things Done When You Have ADHD

Do you ever wonder if it's possible to get things done when you have ADHD?   Perhaps your to-do’s feel never ending, or there never seems to be enough time. Classic ADHD traits often stop you from taking action. Difficulty prioritizing and making decisions,...

Is it O.K. to drink caffeine when you have ADHD?

Is it O.K. to drink caffeine when you have ADHD?

Is it ok to drink caffeine when you have ADHD? Adults living with ADHD have diverse relationships with caffeine. Some people love it and find it helps their ADHD symptoms. Others avoid it because it makes them feel anxious. A group of ADHDers are super users and drink...

ADHD and The 5 Second Rule

ADHD and The 5 Second Rule

Have you heard of the 5 Second Rule? It is a powerful metacognition technique that overrides the brain’s tendency to squash your good ideas and intentions. By using the 5 Second Rule, you can break the habit loop and start acting on things you have been meaning to do...

ADHD and De-Cluttering by Numbers

ADHD and De-Cluttering by Numbers

Clutter is when items take over part of your home, workplace or car. Although clutter looks messy, it isn’t always junk or rubbish. The objects creating clutter might be useful, valuable or have sentimental meaning. Yet if they aren’t in the right place, they become...

Transition’s When You Have ADHD

Transition’s When You Have ADHD

The definition of transition is a “Passage from one form, state, style, or place to another”. Adults with ADHD can find transitions difficult, as it requires a large amount of energy and effort to disengage from one activity and move  attention to the next.  Changing...

Do Your Thoughts Stop You Taking Action?

Do Your Thoughts Stop You Taking Action?

Are you constantly second guessing yourself? Do you question your ability to do a task even though other people know you are capable of it? This happens to so many people with ADHD. It results in procrastination, feelings of resistance and ambiguity, anxiety, guilt...

The ADHD Traveler’s Checklist

The ADHD Traveler’s Checklist

"Do you have any helpful info to help the ADD person plan and PACK for a trip? It's hellish for me." Actually, I do!! Many ADHDers have a love/hate relationship with travel and the holidays. Some love the adventure and novelty; others hate the disruption to their...