What’s In A Name?

Why is ADHD called ADHD?

Consider this carefully.

Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder. What do you notice about this? What do you feel about this name if you have ADHD?

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Mindfulness Without Meditating

Can writing things down really make you more mindful?

You don’t have to meditate to develop mindfulness. In fact, any practice that requires that you focus your attention and truly notice what you’re doing and what is going on around you,

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Attention, Attention!

We’ve discussed attention as it relates to ADHD before, but we never really dove into it in dull, dry boring detail, did we?

Likely that’s because it is difficult to maintain my attention long enough to explain the thing.

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Proceed With ADHD Caution

ADHD caution? What could that mean? What kind of ineffective caution could ADHD caution be?

It’s not so much ineffective as maybe unreliable in its consistency.

I’ve lived with ADHD All my life,

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ADHD Fractured Memory

“Is often forgetful in daily activities (e.g., doing chores, running errands; for older adolescents and adults, returning calls, paying bills, keeping appointments).” ~ the last symptom listed in the inattentive symptoms for ADHD in the DSM5

How is your memory these days?

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ADHD? I Know

I know you’re having trouble. It comes with the territory.

I know that you put the kettle on the stove and that’s when your mind reminds you that you need to shower,

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