I've seen this countless times in ADHD Facebook Groups: "What is the best job for someone with ADHD?" You know what happens? People begin to list the jobs that they love because they are one of the lucky ones that have figured it out. Yes, those of us with ADHD have a set of characteristics … Continue reading Top 10 Jobs for Someone with ADHD
Hyperfocus is one of those terms that we may see as one of our ADHD superpowers. In a session with a client of mine, we discussed the role that hyperfocus plays in her life and our conversation inspired me to write this post (I have her permission to share our discoveries). Let’s pretend her name … Continue reading How to Harness your Hyperfocus
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I can't count the times that I have been super excited because I foresee a block of time which I consider "my time". This is time where nobody is in the house, I have nowhere to be and I have no commitments. These are the chunks of time that I usually tell myself "I'm going … Continue reading Mourning the loss of MY TIME
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Here are yesterday’s stats: Screen Time: 2h19min Pickups: 48 (I am not improving lol. The elastic that I had on my phone fell off) DAY FIVE (FRIDAY) –> DELETE SOCIAL MEDIA APPS Here is a summary because day five is a big one! WWW: What for, why now, what else? What are you picking up … Continue reading I’m breaking up with my phone! — Day Five.
Here are yesterday’s stats: Screen Time: 2h 6min Pickups: 56 DAY FOUR (THURSDAY) –> TAKE STOCK AND TAKE ACTION By now, we've tracked our phone usage for a few days. Now that we've gathered this data, let's analyze it. Look at the results from the tracking app that you installed The tracking data may not … Continue reading I’m breaking up with my phone! – Day Four.
It has been exactly one year since I wrote the journal entry below. My ADHD diagnosis has been so life-changing for me. With my diagnosis I was able to start to understand who I am and what I need. It's really quite amazing and emotional for me to read this journal entry because I was … Continue reading I don’t fit in the box
Here are yesterday's stats: Screen Time: 3h 14min Pickups: 52 So, I am finding that I don't care so much about the screen time. That said, 52 pick ups is A LOT!! For me, I'm reading that as if I was distracted from what I was doing a whopping total of 52 times. Day Two … Continue reading I’m breaking up with my phone! – Day Two.
I really cannot believe how much my phone rules my life and I cannot stand it! "What if someone has texted me and I'm not responding" "What if someone needs me" "What if I have a new potential client who has sent me a message" This doesn't mention the whirlwind of emotions that interrupt what … Continue reading I’m breaking up with my phone! – Day One.