Archives for April, 2011

ADHD (General)

Flying With Air ADHD: My Autopilot Needs a Mechanic

In my last post I mentioned having interviewed Michele Novotni, Psychologist, Author, and AD/HD Coach.

Novotni described how people with ADHD can have trouble doing things that others do on autopilot.

I've been mulling over that "autopilot" state and what it means.  I realized the truth in what she said, in that I've always felt that the things that others take for granted seem completely foreign to me, like getting...
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ADHD (General)

When It’s OK to Rant… ADHD or Not!

WARNING: This blog post contains unbridled ranting…
Filters down! I just ranted about our Prime Minister on Facebook.

("Prime Minister" is Canadian for “President,” although I must say when Stephen Harper was elected I called him our Vice President, because he was pretty cozy with then-American President George Bush. Harper's still our Prime Minister, poor lonely guy… I have no idea WHO...
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A Familiar Voice in the Wilderness

It’s been an exhausting, but intriguing, week.

I spent today doing inventory at the store where I work part-time. My joke that they should hide Easter eggs next year didn’t go over well with my boss, but other than that, it was a pretty good day. (I thought it was pretty funny, and so did my supervisor. Then again, she wouldn’t be the one buying the...
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ADHD (General)

I’m No April Fool… Or Am I?

April Fool's day got me thinking about the popular image of The Fool card in the Rider-Waite-Smith tarot deck (first published in 1909).

Take a look at the image. Is that me, or what?

Walking in the sunshine, tra-la, tra-la, bouncy dog beside him (or her - I mean, really, that looks more like me in a mini dress than a guy, but whatever), so distracted by the heron lazily thwump-thwumping across...
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