Too many of us have tried bringing up the subject of ADHD with a doctor only to be shut down with outdated and incorrect information. “You wouldn’t be able to sit still right now if you had it.” Or “Adults don’t have ADHD.” If you’ve wondered how to get diagnosed with ADHD as an adult […]
What You Need to Know About Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria
If you’ve ever overthought a conversation with a friend until you literally had a meltdown, you might have Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria. If you’ve ever been overtaken with irrational anger because of critical feedback from your boss, you might have Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria. Truth is, RSD is really common in those of us with ADHD. Like, […]
11 of the Most Thoughtful Gifts for ADHD Adults They’ll Love You For!
What gift do you get the ADHD adult in your life? You know, the one that can’t ever remember what they want for their birthday or the next gift giving holiday? If you’ve been scratching your head with this question, make sure you bookmark this page. If you are the ADHD adult and you’re looking […]
How to Use Exercise to Help Your Mental Health the Most
You may have heard how exercise can be a huge benefit for your mental health. In case you didn’t know that, it’s true. But which exercise helps mental health the most? In my work with women who have survived the worst of the worst, exercise is the #1 coping skill most of my ladies report […]
5 Shocking Reasons You Overeat when You have ADHD
If you’re like me, your own eating habits can spiral out of control pretty easily. A girl scout cookie can easily turn into most–or all–of the box. What you may not know is ADHD and Overeating go hand in hand. You may be surprised just how common this combination is and why. 1. ADHD and […]
How to Overcome ADHD Making Weight Loss HARD
When it comes to having ADHD, weight loss is surprisingly difficult. And being overweight is a common side effect that no one tells you about. It’s a struggle to battle the nasty little ways that ADHD can interfere with your healthy eating goals. To do it successfully, you need a solid plan for the challenges […]
7 Ways ADHD Actually Gets Worse When You’re an Adult
“People don’t have ADHD as adults. That’s just for kids.” Many friends, family members, and even doctors are under the wrong assumption that ADHD goes away when you turn 18. In the 1990’s we really believed that was true, but research since then has proven that statement wrong. Actually, most children with ADHD, grow up […]
The Key to Getting Motivated When You Have ADHD
Procrastination. Frustrating isn’t it? Especially when you’d like nothing more than to cross this nagging task off your list but you can’t seem to get yourself motivated to do it. And it ends up there indefinitely. Some people think that having ADHD means you are required to naturally have a lack of motivation. Like the […]
When you have ADHD, Medication is Worth it. Here’s a big reason why.
Every time you turn around, someone is making a big deal about not taking medication for ADHD. Here’s why I take it, encourage others to consider it, and am not ashamed to say it. I’ve always been thankful for my husband. I knew from the moment that I met him that he was a great […]
Will a Gluten Free Diet Cure Your ADHD Symptoms?
We’ve all heard the stories. So and so started a gluten free diet and it made their ADHD symptoms SO much better! Better focus! Better Memory! The kids are so much calmer without gluten. It really makes you wonder, is there anything to it? Gluten, Celiac, Gluten Sensitivity, and ADHD Gluten is a protein that’s […]