How to Read a Novel From Start to Finish When You Have ADHD

How to Read a Novel From Start to Finish When You Have ADHD

Do you want to read novels but find it challenging to finish one? Perhaps you start reading a novel and lose interest in it or get busy with other things. Whatever the reason, you have lots of half-finished books dotted around your home. It's always nice to find out...

ADHD and your Physical Appearance

ADHD and your Physical Appearance

  A first impression is created in approximately three seconds. One… two… three… impression created! In that tiny amount of time your appearance, body language and mannerisms are all pieced together to form that impression. After that it can take hundreds of...

The ADHD Moving Checklist

The ADHD Moving Checklist

In Montreal, there's a tradition of moving homes on July 1st. It dates back to a 18th-century law where all residential leases would end on June 30th. Of course, you don't have to move, but if you are going to, there's a good chance your moving day will be July 1st....

8 ADHD friendly Strategies for Keeping Track of Your Keys 

8 ADHD friendly Strategies for Keeping Track of Your Keys 

To get into my office, I tap my key card on the card reader by the door handle. When the red light turns green, I can open the door. It's a good system, unless you accidentally leave your key card inside your office, which I did one winter evening. When I peeped...

Nature and ADHD

Nature and ADHD

Did you know there is a positive link between spending time In nature and ADHD? Researchers at the University of Illinois found that 20 minutes in nature (green therapy) helps reduce unwanted symptoms of Adult ADHD among its participants. One of the reasons why green...

ADHD and 10 Tips to Combat Internal Distractions

ADHD and 10 Tips to Combat Internal Distractions

A distraction is something that stops or interrupts our focus and concentration. When you get distracted, it takes longer to finish a task, or it is difficult to finish a task. When I asked members of the free Untapped Brilliance Facebook group whether internal or...

16 Dos and Don’ts of Using Your Phone When You Have ADHD

16 Dos and Don’ts of Using Your Phone When You Have ADHD

When it comes to using the phone, most people with ADHD fall into 1 of 2 camps. Which camp are you in? Camp 1 You love your phone! It’s your favorite way to communicate with people. You enjoy conversations, and talking is easier than typing an email. Your phone is...

ADHD and Doable Actions

ADHD and Doable Actions

When I was little, restaurant portions seemed so big that I would look at the plate of food sitting in front of me and not know where to start.  Even if I was hungry, the large potion looked big and overwhelming.  My mum knew this, so she would put a small portion on...

ADHD, Dopamine and Getting Things Done!

ADHD, Dopamine and Getting Things Done!

In school, I was never a fan of chemistry. However, now I find the chemistry in our brains fascinating. Chemicals like dopamine, oxytocin, serotonin, and endorphins help to keep us safe and happy. Dopamine, in particular, is interesting because the ADHD brain has...

Navigating Change: ADHD and the Art of Transitioning

Navigating Change: ADHD and the Art of Transitioning

Transitions can be challenging for many humans, but for adults with ADHD, these periods of change can pose extra challenges. Whether it's a shift in routine or a major life change, a transition can feel overwhelming and stressful. Understanding the connection between...

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