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Mental Health

Writing For A Living

"I'm taking what they giving 'cause I'm working for a livin'."  Songwriters: BILL GIBSON, CHRISTOPHER JOHN HAYES, HUEY LEWIS, JOHN VICTOR COLLA, MARIO CIPOLLINA, SEAN THOMAS HOPPER

And here I was thinking that I would focus solely on my writing when inspiration hit like a thunderbolt! ...
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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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Creative Thinking

7 Ways to Connect to Your Emotions

Sitting with feelings like sadness or anger or anxiety might be the last thing you want to do. Because they're uncomfortable. Because it hurts. Because you're just so tired. Because you feel fragile and exposed. Because you feel ridiculous. Because you're already frustrated. Because you don't know how. In fact, many of us don't know where to start. We don't know what it looks like to feel a feeling because we simply haven't...
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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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Writing With ADHD

What's the story?

How does this work? Well, much like any other task, the less time my attention is required, the better the outcome.

And yes, I've written over a thousand posts, but I've done them one at a time ... mostly.

But now I'm in a kind of bad place. Not with the blogs I write, with a novel I was working on.

You see, it stopped suddenly and it took me some months...
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Mental Health

Below The Bottom Line

"We're so happy we can hardly count" Roger Waters

The system that is in place is a cruel and insidious juggernaut slowly crushing all those who oppose it. Our collective mental health is the first victim as we lose sight of what is really of value. 
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