Started by Olga in Adult ADHD on Thursday.
Started by Teri Reiter in General Sep 12.
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
Thought when I retired I'd take a genetics course, learn all about it. Hasn't happened. Retirement is more time consuming than I ever imagined, and the change in scheduling has still got me thrown off.
But I have read a little bit of interesting stuff on epigenetics. This is a new exciting topic, moving beyond current genetics…Continue
Posted by doug puryear on September 20, 2014 at 4:14pm
Every day, each of us wins tiny victories………..
In Order that many of these small triumphs do not go unacknowledged, I have created a space where I record these small yet significant daily achievements with the faith that these small drops will come together, to one day create the Ocean of my dreams.
Under the heading 'I did a great job today of....' I take 15 minutes at the end of each work day to make my entries. This activity by itself helps me…Continue
The New York Times
The New York Times took some time off from bashing ADD, ADHD, Ritalin and the other medications to print this article, which explains a lot.
We make ourselves busy so we can avoid feelings or problems. We don't want to think or feel.…Continue
Coping and functioning
Isn't that what we try to do? So if we have ADD ADHD we try to cope with it. We can't cure it, but we can treat the symptoms, and we can use strategies to cope. And our life can be better.
Is there a treatment?
This is controversial. The medications-Ritalin, Adderall,…Continue
Posted by doug puryear on September 13, 2014 at 4:42pm
Welcome to my first time at the blog rodeo - let's ride! Or, put another way, I'm out of hidin', time to go writin'! Very recently, I've been experiencing what I'm calling a kindness awakening. This is all about me realizing at a profound level the truth that kindness (starting with myself) is essential to a meaningful life, and that, conversely, the absence of kindness (inside and outside) makes life feel like it's hardly worth living. This is something I agreed with as a…Continue