ADHD Mo – tiv – 8

Motivation, or rather, the lack of motivation, is a huge symptom of ADHD. Understanding why you can’t get into action can help. By taking the judgment out of the equation, you can tackle the issue productively (pun intended). So, rather than trying traditional tactics, like a pep talk, let’s talk about getting activated with ADHD. […]

Executive Functions and Organization in ADHD

What are Executive Functions? To help explain why someone with ADHD often struggles with organization, it is easiest to look to the construct of executive functions, developed by Dr. Thomas Brown of Smart but Stuck: Emotions in Teens and Adults with ADHD. The Executive Function area of the brain is what is affected in ADHD […]

The Process to ADHD Awareness Month

The Process to ADHD

There’s a process to ADHD Awareness Month. There’s a lot of confusion when it comes to ADHD. First, there is the issue of getting a diagnosis. Then there’s the issue of treatment. Next, are the feelings associated with these steps as well as life after diagnosis.   Often, there can be feelings of anger or […]