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The ADHD Way I Talk

It's easy to be cool ....

If you're a regular reader of my blog, or even an irregular reader who has only glanced at a couple of posts, you might notice that I write reasonably well.

And additionally, you might realize that I don't usually say inappropriate things, unless I'm actually going for calculated shock value.

The reason for this is that I am a writer.
No, wait ...
I don't mean that being a writer negates...
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Falling Behind Is Easy With ADHD

At an alarmingly fast rate

I know I move fast. I know that I leave lots of people behind. I'm a real go getter, I guess.

But I fall behind easily. Another one of those ADHD paradoxes. Or at least another dichotomy.

This very post is yesterday morning's offering, and here I sit a day and a half later writing it as fast as I can.

It isn't because I had nothing to write about,...
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The Communication Problem

Communication Problems

I have a problem communicating. Actually, I have problems communicating. Plural problems.

And ADHD is behind them. Or at least my ADHD makes them worse.

And that means to be a good communicator, I need to guard myself, find coping mechanisms, put them in place and keep them there.

And the problems start with ...
If communication is the art of conveying ideas, abstracts, and concepts clearly and succinctly, distraction is the art of...
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The Illusion Of ADHD

The disorder is real, what about the perception?

That title might make you think that I don't believe ADHD exists.

But you know me better than that, right?

There is an illusion surrounding ADHD, but only the gullible could ever believe it doesn't exist in the face of the still mounting tidal wave of evidence of its reality.
So what's the illusion?
The illusion has to do with the fact that ADHD is a spectrum...
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