ADHD, the Pandemic & Empathy

ADHD, the Pandemic & Empathy

I’ll admit…my true nature is that of an ambivert. This means that I vacillate between a thriving, energized feeling when surrounded by lots of people (preferably those with ADHD) and the contradictory need to be alone with my own thoughts and mind. Up until recently,...
7 Quick Steps to Fall Asleep Faster with ADHD

7 Quick Steps to Fall Asleep Faster with ADHD

Last week I had my first sleep study.  Considering that almost every living thing on the planet sleeps, it seems that sleep shouldn’t be that hard.  And yet, I’ve been struggling with it for most of my adult life. The American Sleep Association (ASA) says that 50...
Stop Missing Appointments!

Stop Missing Appointments!

  Recently I’ve noticed an increase in my dentist’s efforts to remind me of appointments. In the good old days, I would get a postcard two weeks before an appointment reminding me of the day and time. This was helpful because most of those appointments are made...
How Do You Spend Your ADHD Micro-Minutes?

How Do You Spend Your ADHD Micro-Minutes?

If you are like most people with ADHD and time awareness challenges, you probably feel like you never have enough time. You use planners, organizers, lists, and diaries to keep track of and map out your “to-dos” so you can remember what to do and get stuff done. More...