Started by Olga in Adult ADHD Sep 25.
Started by Teri Reiter in General Sep 12.
From a course on learning: Starting as babies, we develop two kinds of cognitive maps of our environment. One is directions – go north three blocks, turn left at the pornography store, and right at the next light –.
The other is a visual image of the landscape which we gradually build up as we explore it.…Continue
Posted by doug puryear on October 14, 2014 at 9:11pm
Identify the problem
Every time I put wine glasses in the dishwasher, no matter how I do it, they break.
That's just part of my ADD ADHD.
Make a strategy
I do not put wine glasses in the dishwasher anymore. I rinse them and set them on the counter for my…Continue
Posted by doug puryear on October 12, 2014 at 3:24pm
Time wasters, Addictions
I was addicted to computer wargames. They were taking over my time and my mind. I tried many strategies, but eventually had to just get rid of them all. Nothing else worked.
Next, I got hooked on Free Cell, though not as bad. It's gone from my computer now.
Currently, I have chess and poker on my iPhone. I only use them at opportune moments and briefly. I don't think they're a problem,…Continue
Posted by doug puryear on October 8, 2014 at 8:20pm
Part of today's post is not really about ADD ADHD, but it's important.
My friend Ken sent a great post today; I have to use it.
What do stimulants and religion have in common?
1. They can both be misused and abused.
2. They were both the subject of such a…Continue
Posted by doug puryear on October 4, 2014 at 10:51am
The easy thing in ADD ADHD
I'm working on the fourth draft of the fourth book and toying with the fifth and sixth. The writing is fairly easy, enjoyable, therapeutic, and always rewards me with a sense of accomplishment when I get a few pages done.
Other things I need to do are less enticing and are piling…Continue
Posted by doug puryear on October 1, 2014 at 2:58pm
Posted by doug puryear on September 27, 2014 at 5:30pm
I am not The Expert on ADD ADHD and marriage, that would be Melissa Orlov and Martha Puryear. I do have some years in the field, but only from one side. My expertise would be in How to Live With A Partner Who is Extremely Frustrated with You.
But that's not the book I'm writing right now.
But you and your partner can identify the behaviors that are most frustrating for them, and can come up with…Continue