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Archives for October, 2012

ADHD (General)

6 Ways Renovating Renovates ADHD

He's all mine, ladies! (For now, at least)
Photo: ©Zoë Kessler, Oct. 2012

When I moved into my new house, I dreaded the idea of being surrounded by boxes, unable to unpack for who-knows-how-long while renovations were being done.

How would I cope?

Instead of freaking out, I've been calm, happy, and productive. My friends and I have been equally mystified.

Then, it...
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ADHD (General)

ADHD Voices from Around the World

It's World Mental Health Day! A perfect opportunity to highlight the fact that approximately 5% of adults globally have ADHD.

I'd like to offer a rare opportunity to hear from some of these adults, as they share their (abridged) stories below.

Thank you so much to everyone who contributed with such great enthusiasm, honesty and courage.

Without further adieu, here are just a few of the many
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ADHD (General)

Sometimes, I’m an ADHD Turkey

Does having ADHD mean I'm built backwards?

Sometimes, that's how it feels.

Take this weekend. I visited some dear friends (as I always do) for Thanksgiving dinner. After dinner,  an 11 year-old guest began to yawn. One of the hosts explained to the young lad that turkey had an amino acid called Tryptophan that made you drowsy.

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