What is The Best Career For ADHDers?

A question I get asked a lot is, ‘What are the best careers for people with ADHD?’ I wish there was an easy answer! Or a maybe even a list of jobs that people with ADHD enjoy and excel in. But it’s not that simple. Just as there isn’t one ADHD medication that works...

ADHD and The Weekend Blahs

Weekends can be a challenge when you have ADHD.  This might sound counterintuitive; after all, 2 leisurely days sounds easier and more fun than a busy work week. However, during the week, there is a natural routine and rhythm. You go to work,  head to the gym or do...

ADHD Strengths

What are your ADHD strengths?  Knowing what they are is really powerful because it helps you to celebrate the good things about you. That doesn’t mean you are glossing over the challenges; you’re just creating a balanced view of yourself. Classic and well-known ADHD...

ADHD and Feeling ‘Behind’ in Life

People living with ADHD often report that they are ‘behind in life.’ This feeling of being ‘behind’ is coupled with feelings of frustration, ‘if only’s and a little despair. When you feel ‘behind’ it is usually compared to where you thought you would be at this phase...

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  ...

Blog Award!

I have some good news to share! The untapped brilliance blog has been named one of The Best ADHD Blogs... for the 5th year in a row!! It’s such an honor. While I don’t write blog articles to win awards, it is really fun to receive one. The morning I started the blog...

ADHD-Friendly Recipes

Healthy food is good for our general health and well-being, plus it helps ADHD symptoms. While convenience food is tempting for ADHDers because it’s quick and requires little or no forward planning, the downside is, you have no control over the quality of the...

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...

How to Decide What to Wear When You Have ADHD

Deciding what to wear in the morning can be hard. However, it can be extra painful when you have ADHD for these reasons. Decision making is challenging: big and small.  Mornings aren’t your best time; you might not feel awake for 3 or 4 hours after you get dressed....

ADHD and Email Overload

There is a saying (which originates from Shakespeare’s play As You Like It) about having ‘too much of a good thing.’ For example, a piece of cake for dessert is a delicious treat but eating the whole cake could make you feel ill. A fresh snowfall makes a fun day on...