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Something To Say …

Conversationally exuberant

I seem never to be at a loss for something to say. Have you noticed that about me? Have you maybe noted that about yourself?

And sometimes, I believe, it’s a lack of meta-cognition. I suspect that I’m really chatty, but maybe others talk as much as I do. Maybe everyone does.

But I think perhaps the first hypothesis is the truer one. I talk. A lot.

Self dialogue counts too

I don’t stop because no one is around to listen to me either. I talk to myself. I talk to myself as much as I talk to others.

I prefer to talk to real people though, and as a result, I may be wearing out my welcome prematurely with some folks.

Who needs the radio?

A friend I spend a lot of time with told me recently that she doesn’t turn on the radio or other music so much when I’m around. She doesn’t need to, apparently.

And there may be a benefit to listening to me over the radio. After all, I’m commercial free.

And I talk in a lot of different ways …

I used to spend a lot more time on social media, and I may get back to that again when things settle down with the end of moving and the unpacking and investing and work life and all.

I’m still on Facebook, I post there occasionally, and I tweet now and then, though I admit it was easier before Twitter bought TweetDeck and excluded the ability to post to both Twitter and Facebook from the same platform. And I still blog regularly. If your a frequent reader here you know that. In fact, this post is the 846th I’ve written for here and I’ve written over 550 posts other posts on different blogs.

It’s like I can’t shut up

If someone asked me to be quiet, I’m pretty sure I’d respond with the question, “For how long?” followed by an explanation of why I need to know. It’s not that I need to talk all the time. It’s more like I have a lot of communication to get through and I’m not really good at prioritizing that.

So I’m liable to tell you things that are important, things that are interesting, things that are dull and boring and things that are just downright irrelevant in one run on sentence that takes little time but seems to go on forever because that’s the way my mind works so that’s the way it comes out.

And listen …

I’ve got a lot more to say yet. And I’m trying to organize my thoughts better. I work at it all the time.

But if you need some peace and quiet, just tune me out. These posts will be here for a long time, and so will I.

And I’m easy enough to find, I’m the one that’s still talking. It’s in my nature.

Something To Say …

Kelly Babcock

I was born in the city of Toronto in 1959, but moved when I was in my fourth year of life. I was raised and educated in a rural setting, growing up in a manner I like to refer to as free range. I live in an area where my family history stretches back 6 or more generations. I was diagnosed with ADHD at the age of 50 and have been both struggling with the new reality and using my discoveries to make my life better. I write two blogs here at Psych Central, one about having ADHD and one that is a daily positive affirmation that acts as an example of finding the good in as much of my life as I possibly can.

Find out more about me on my website: writeofway.

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APA Reference
Babcock, K. (2017). Something To Say …. Psych Central. Retrieved on May 24, 2018, from https://blogs.psychcentral.com/adhd-man/2017/02/something-to-say/


Last updated: 8 Feb 2017
Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 8 Feb 2017
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