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...

Do You Have ADHD And Daytime Sleepiness?

Do You Have ADHD And Daytime Sleepiness?

75 percent of adults with ADHD have problems with sleep, getting to sleep, staying asleep and waking up are the most common issues. Another type of sleep problem is falling asleep during the daytime at unusual times. For example, in class, meetings or while driving....

Does ADHD Ever Go Away?

Does ADHD Ever Go Away?

ADHD is a life-long condition. That might seem like bad news if you are struggling right now. However! take heart, because there are people who are treating and managing their ADHD so well, they think it must have disappeared. In fact, I regularly get emails from...

How to Design Your ADHD Friendly Summer

How to Design Your ADHD Friendly Summer

Do you plan your summer? Or does it just unfold? In her Happier podcast, Gretch Rubin talks about designing your summer. She believes in making the summer months distinct so that they stand out from rest of the year. When you embrace the summer months and take...

Inattentive ADHD

Inattentive ADHD

Inattentive ADHD can often get overlooked. After all, it’s much easier to spot someone who is physically on the move and restless (hyperactive-impulsive) than to spot the person quietly reading and daydreaming. Predominantly inattentive ADHD used to be known as ADD....

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