Posted by Teri Reiter on April 17, 2015
Posted by JJ on April 21, 2013
-and Shannon's comment was so good I'm just posting it here:
"Agreed. Time is a problem! And schedule what’s important!
What I’m trying out is putting those things in a non-scheduled category of my todo list until they are important enough to me to move to the scheduled part. I’m using the 5 categories published in “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Adult ADHD” by EIleen Bailey & Donald…Continue
Posted by doug puryear on May 19, 2015 at 6:12am
ADD ADHD and Time Pressure
Here I am "retired" and still feeling that same old sense of time pressure, the fly wheel constantly spinning inside. And the damn old voice -"Hurry up! Rush! You have so much to do! You'll never get it all done!"
Know what I mean?
Even on vacation I was feeling the same urgency to get to the next stop, quickly! And there was absolutely no reason for it.
I think this is just part of ADD ADHD and has…Continue
Posted by doug puryear on May 16, 2015 at 9:25am
"As Soon As---"
There are several things I want to do, as soon as – -- -
I want to start Spanish lessons again.
I want to resume fishing.
I want to cleanup the disarray in my office.
These are on my on-hold to do list. They're important…Continue
Posted by doug puryear on May 12, 2015 at 5:51pm
Three Helpful Things for ADD ADHD
Everyone agrees that certain things are helpful for anyone but especially helpful for those of us with ADD ADHD:
And I would add, getting out of doors.
I've been practicing a simple form of…Continue
Posted by doug puryear on May 10, 2015 at 10:29am
We learn from experience
One of the basic tricks to that learning is to remember the specific experiences. And make rules from them. If we remember the experience, its easier to remember the rule and to follow it.
Losing the car
I remember spending 10 minutes looking for the car in the gym lot. Rule - Say out loud where I parked it.
Ken pointed out that I need to say it every…Continue
Posted by doug puryear on May 6, 2015 at 8:28am
Posted by doug puryear on May 2, 2015 at 8:30pm
Posted by doug puryear on April 30, 2015 at 7:58am
How Many Helped? How much help?
There's nothing wrong with a good healthy diet. I'm skeptical that it makes much difference for very many people with ADD ADHD.
Research shows that the food dyes do make a small difference for a small number of people and special diets do not. However, I'm sure the special diet has helped some people somewhere. The studies of course are talking about on average and there are always outliers. And if you're the one, its…Continue
Posted by doug puryear on April 26, 2015 at 7:20am