Quieting ADHD Anxiety

ADHD Anxiety

Jennie works with a listener to show how you can manage your emotional overwhelm by quieting ADHD anxiety.   In a Tuesday 10-Minute Tip, loyal listener Steve calls in with a question.   With ADHD there it can be difficult to regulate emotions as much as it’s hard to regulate attention.   Both are executive […]


ADHD Ten Minute Tip: ADHD Emotions Question

ADHD Emotions Question

Today’s ADHD emotions question: “Why is it so hard for people with ADHD to control their emotions?” asks Steve, a loyal listener.   Enjoy another 10 Minute Tip with me, Jennie Friedman, ACG. I’m an ADHD Coach and host of See in ADHD talk radio.   Steve shares his experience of being overwhelmed, flooded with emotion, at […]


5 Truths About ADHD’s Emotional Storms

ADHD's Emotional Storms

ENCORE EPISODE ADHD’s emotional storms are one of the lesser known aspects of ADHD dealing with emotions and emotional regulation.   First of all, with ADHD comes intensity of emotions. Also, living with the stress that having intense emotional deregulation has on you is a life-long proposition.   Ironically, emotional regulation is the one aspect that, […]


4 Facts About The Emotional Distress Syndrome In ADHD

The Emotional Distress Syndrome

After identifying the Emotional Distress Syndrome (EDS) associated with ADHD, James Ochoa introduces a resource that helps. Finally, with his book, Focused Forward: Navigating the Storms of Adult ADHD, you can navigate the storms of your emotional realm. As he explains, “Navigating is very different from managing…navigators explore the world!”   So, whether you are trying to manage […]


ADHD Sensitivity & RSD

ADHD Sensitivity

One characteristic common in ADHD is extreme sensitivity, perhaps including Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria (RSD). According to Dr. William Dodson, an ADHD expert with a private practice in Colorado, he’s created a 19th question after the DSM IV’s 18 question ADHD criterion:   “Question # 19: For your entire life have you always been much more […]


ADHD’s Emotional Impact

ADHD's Emotional Impact

When it comes to talking about ADHD’s emotional impact, including the barriers that prevent us from initiating a task or taking a risk, there’s no one better than Brendan Mahan. His educational background includes a masters in education and school counseling and he both has ADHD and coaches others with it.   Currently, he’s transitioning […]