AM or FM

Radio waves are broadcast in two different ways, FM, frequency modulation, or AM, amplitude modulation.

I won’t bother to explain the difference between the two, if at one time I had even a tenuous grasp of what this meant,



I’ve been putting this off for too long. (Yeah, you see what I did there.)

Procrastination is fear elevated to an art form, but it isn’t fear every time.


The Time Factor

It is a given that those of us with ADHD have what are referred to in a non technical way as “poor time management skills.”

There is no technical term for this,


Carrot Cultivars

I’m pretty sure that neuro-typicals motivate themselves to get things done by just thinking how great it will be to be done.

Yesterday we talked about how dangling a carrot in front of someone with ADHD is not going to make them work better or smarter or even …


Stick, Carrot, Fail!

Have you ever heard the line, “Finish up your (fill in name of excruciatingly painfully boring task here) and you can (insert name of wildly exciting activity here).”

Maybe it was tried on you when you were young?


New ADHD Super Power

Hey folks, I have a little story to tell you.

It’s not a parable, not a fable, and it doesn’t really have a message to it.

But there is a message that comes after it,


To Do Today

If you have ADHD, you have lists.

No. Nope. It’s not up for debate.

I mean, I don’t make lists any more, well, not like I used to.


Imagine That!

One of the biggest issues that we with ADHD have to deal with is distraction.

Distraction, it is thought, begins with something attracting our attention.

Attraction and distraction are really the same thing.


Clarifying Your Diagnosis

Although people who live with bipolar, depression, or other psychiatric illnesses often are relieved to receive an explanation for why they are feeling the way they feel, they rarely, if ever,


Challenge Accepted!

I told you yesterday that I got through a bunch of stuff. Did I mention that I got my back up system running again?

Well, I did, and I go caught up writing blog posts for the blogs I write for.


A Useless Man

Okay, I alluded to this a little while ago, but now I’m coming clean.

There was some issues with my heart that just about killed me.



The Crime Of Time

For those of us with ADHD, time is our nemesis.

We don’t get it. We don’t work well with it.

We feel like it should be something we can control,


I’m Not Done Yet

Having ADHD means that a lot of things go unfinished. That’s called procrastination.

And I’ve gotten good at three different ways of handling those things.

And it occurred to me that I could let people know about these three ways and help them to have the advantages that I’ve acquired in my life.


Driven From Distraction

If you’ve never read Dr. Hallowell’s famous “Driven To Distraction” then you need to put that on your to do list.

The insights within the covers of that book are astounding.