Posted by doug puryear on April 19, 2015 at 9:47am
No, I don't mean to get someone locked up, unless its myself. I do try to lock myself into things, where I can't not do them. If I walked to the end of the scary high dive, I could always chicken out and climb back down, humiliating tho it was. But if I took a running start from the back, then I couldn't stop and off I went.
When I sat down to write this post, I committed to finishing it before I got up again. Good strategy, but only if I follow…Continue
Posted by doug puryear on April 16, 2015 at 10:51am
Would you like medication with that?
Questions about strategies - are they enough? Questions about medicines - are they enough?
Some people just use strategies, and do OK. Some people, for various reasons, don't like the idea of medicines. They don't work for everyone.
Some people just use medicines, and that's enough. Some people for various reasons, don't like the…Continue
Posted by doug puryear on April 12, 2015 at 11:19am
Heard about amygdala hijacking for the first time on a podcast by Peggy Ramundo.
One can actually sense when one is not thinking objectively in a given situation and has an emotional tint to one's thinking.
Found the above tips to be very effective in foiling amygdala Hijacking and…Continue
Posted by Ratan Shetty on April 11, 2015 at 4:59am
People are interesting. Here's how our minds work:
We form a belief or an opinion based on our emotional response to an idea.
Then we look for data to support it. This may be scientific evidence, Bible verses, or what someone else says.
Then we believe that we formed our opinion or belief through logic and reliable…
Posted by doug puryear on April 7, 2015 at 9:43am
I just did a guest post for Naill of Ireland. Here it is:
"Ten" Basic “Facts” About ADD ADHD
Posted by doug puryear on April 3, 2015 at 8:07am
Is Talking To Yourself A Problem, A Symptom, or What?
Someone asked me if talking to yourself is okay. I said I certainly hope so, cause I do it all the time.
I don't think it's a symptom of ADD ADHD; it's a coping strategy.
I say, "Right now I'm writing this post and when I finish, I'm gonna do the Spanish…Continue
Posted by doug puryear on March 23, 2015 at 8:10pm
Isn't Life Interesting! So Many Shiny Things To Choose From!
I'm working on:
Executive dysfunction and EFD ( executive function disorder) and ADD ADHD
Food allergies and food coloring and ADD ADHD
New York Times says childhood trauma can mimic ADD…Continue
Posted by doug puryear on March 21, 2015 at 9:40am