3 Reasons Why Creative Visualization is Helpful for ADHDers

3 Reasons Why Creative Visualization is Helpful for ADHDers

Visualization is when you picture in your mind’s eye a scenario you would like to happen. It’s a technique that helps you to welcome positive outcomes into your life. It might sound a bit strange or ‘woo woo’, but we know that Olympic athletes use visualization to...

ADHD And The Magic of Gratitude

ADHD And The Magic of Gratitude

Today is Thanksgivings for our US readers - so a big Happy Thanksgiving! This year has been unexpected,,  so wherever you are in the world,  now is the perfect time to count our blessings and be thankful for all the good things in our lives. A few years ago  I met a...

Your Inner voice, ADHD and you self esteem

Your Inner voice, ADHD and you self esteem

Adults with ADHD are highly critical of themselves and their achievements. If your inner voice is constantly telling you negative messages, this results in you feeling bad about yourself and results in low self esteem. Often your inner voice talks to you in such a...

A Goal Setting Formula for ADHDers That Works!

A Goal Setting Formula for ADHDers That Works!

Do you set goals for yourself? Goal setting is super helpful when you have ADHD because… Having a goal gives you daily direction and focus. It is easy to prioritize and make decisions when you have a goal you are working towards. The tasks you need to do to reach your...

The 5 steps to deal with letdown when you have ADHD

The 5 steps to deal with letdown when you have ADHD

There is an article on the Untapped Brilliance blog called ‘ADHD and Letting People Down.’ It talks about why classic ADHD behaviour like forgetfulness, low motivation and missing deadlines can mean, despite your best intentions, that people in your life feel let...

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-Friendly Recipes

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...

ADHD, COVID-19 and the Second Wave

ADHD, COVID-19 and the Second Wave

What’s happening in your part of the world in terms of COVID-19? And how is it affecting you and your ADHD? Here in Montreal we have gone back into lockdown. It’s not quite as strict as it was in March because the schools and business are still open. However,...

7 Reasons Why ADHDers seem Self-Centered

7 Reasons Why ADHDers seem Self-Centered

Are people with ADHD more self-centered than the rest of the population? Probably not. However, some of the characteristics of ADHD can give the appearance of being self-centered. As annoying as these characteristics might be to your loved ones and friends, they don’t...

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