What do you Enjoy?

I think it’s very important for people with ADHD to understand their
challenges and find way to manage them. However I think it’s just as
important and sometime even more important to focus on the positives. Not only do we need to understand our strengths and what we are good at. We also need to figure what it is we enjoy in life!                      

What do you enjoy doing?                        

Who are the people you enjoy being with?                        

Where are the places you enjoy being at?                        

Far
too often people with ADHD spend so much time focusing on what we need
to fix or things we didn’t get done. While we shouldn’t forget about
these things or ignore them, we also need to make sure these things
aren’t consuming too much of our thoughts and energy. We to need to
focus on the good things in life and make sure we dedicate our thoughts and energy on them too!                        

What can you do to focus more on the good things?

5 Comments

  • Lynda

    Reply Reply August 13, 2008

    What do you enjoy doing? I ENJOY EXERCISE, EATING BALANCED AND NUTRITIOUS MEALS AND SNACKS, DOING WEIGHTS, DOING YOGA. I ENJOY LISTENING TO MUSIC, WATCHING INSPIRATIONAL MOVIES, DAY DREAMING, ORGANIZING MY HOME AND MY BELONGINGS, AND I ENJOY DOING MY FLYLADY ROUTINES COZ THEY MAKE ME FEEL LOVED AND CARED FOR. I LIKE DOING MY LAUNDRY REGULARLY. I LIKE TO HAVE CLEAN UNDERWEAR TO WEAR! I LIKE USING MY FAVOURITE PERFUMES SPARINGLY. I LIKE LOOKING AT THE IKEA CATALOGUE WITHOUT OBSESSING. I LIKE MAKING THE EFFORT TO KEEP IN TOUCH WITH FRIENDS AND FAMILY AND I LIKE THE REWARDS OF MY HARD WORK – WITH THE ADD-ANON SUPPORT GROUP.

    Who are the people you enjoy being with? BEING WITH MY CATS, MY MUM, SOMETIMES MY DAD, BEING WITH GOOD FRIENDS, BEING ALONE, BEING AT MY SUPPORT GROUPS WITH MY SUPPORT GROUP FRIENDS. REMEMBERING OLD FRIENDSHIPS.

    Where are the places you enjoy being at? WALKING AROUND MY DAD’S GARDEN. MY LIVING ROOM, WHEN THE FAN IS ON AND THE WEATHER IS HOT OUT. WALKING IN THE CITY PARKS. SWIMMING POOLS. BIKE PATHS, WHEN I’M RIDING MY BIKE! GROCERY SHOPS WHEN I HAVE LOTS OF MONEY TO BUY EVERYTHING ON MY LIST! HAIR SALON – WHEN I’M GETTING A CHEAPIE BUT GOOD HAIRCUT. BEAUTY SALON – FOR A BROW WAX. MY SHOWER, – SHAVING MY LEGS – WITH MY NEW 5 BLADE VENUS RAZOR!

    Far too often people with ADHD spend so much time focusing on what we need to fix or things we didn’t get done. While we shouldn’t forget about these things or ignore them, we also need to make sure these things aren’t consuming too much of our thoughts and energy. We to need to focus on the good things in life and make sure we dedicate our thoughts and energy to them too!

    What can you do to focus more on the good things?

    I CAN WRITE ABOUT ONE GOOD THING I ENJOYED EACH DAY IN MY JOURNAL.

    OR I CAN WRITE 5 THINGS I AM GRATEFUL FOR TODAY IN MY JOURNAL.

  • Bryan

    Reply Reply August 16, 2008

    Exactly! Good to also focus on the positives, not everything has to be fixed, especially if it’s not really broken~! 🙂

    Good to bring up Tara… but, you know that already…

    ~Bryan

  • Libbotard

    Reply Reply November 4, 2008

    The topic is quite curious, i must say

  • Shona

    Reply Reply November 21, 2008

    This is an inspiring post – I am all for finding what we enjoy and putting our focus there. I love creating food. Find free recipes for fun food that is suitable for those of us with certain food allergies or sensitivities on http://www.thehappygelateria.com.
    My friend Karin Roten also has a support site for families experiencing ADD at http://www.thefreechild.com.
    Follow your joy:)
    with love, Shona x

  • Uncle Bill

    Reply Reply November 22, 2008

    I enjoy several outdoor activities (biking both road and mountain, hiking, cross-country skiing), photography, films (especially the old classics with Bogard and Bacall), politics, and talking with neighbors and friends. I am in a rush for time, so I won’t write much more now.
    Enjoy Thanksgiving!!!

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