ADHD and SAD

ADHD and SAD

The winter of 2013/14 was a particularly brutal winter here in Montreal. The cold weather started earlier than usual and went on and on. It seemed to be a never ending winter. That year, I had an unprecedented amount of clients suffering with depression. I had already...

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...

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...

10 tips to get things done when you have ADHD.

10 tips to get 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...

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