New Year’s Resolutions Update

Wow, we are 3 weeks into 2011! If you read other ADD / ADHD related blogs and Newsletters you've probably seen people telling you not to bother making New Years Resolutions because they don't work. Some people suggest you call the "Themes" instead. I even mentioned on ADD / ADHD and New Years Resolutions that…

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Understand What You Are Getting

So many people with ADD / ADHD are looking to make a fresh start for 2011. Over the last week many adults with ADD / ADHD have signed up for ADHD Coaching, ADHD Support Programs and joined ADHD Support Group. Doesn't this all sound great? Well sometimes it is and sometimes it's not. Far too…

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Break from the Show Today

Those of you who listened to ADHD Support Talk last week know that I took this week off from doing a show. I thought it made sense to take a bit of a break this week. Since there isn't a new show this week I thought it would make sense to remind people about the…

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Adult ADD on Good Morning America – GMA

Good Morning America did a great segment this morning about Adult ADHD with Dr. Ned Hallowell. In case you missed it you can watch right here. If you found my blog searching for support and information about Adult ADD / ADHD after watching GMA, welcome! In addition to this blog be sure to check out…

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Adult ADD / ADHD Support Groups

Yesterday on ADHD Support Talk my guest was Ronda Stone and we talked about Isolation and ADD / ADHD. Ronda reminded me how important it is for people with ADD / ADHD to connect with other people. Ronda inspired me to schedule a support group meeting for my local Adult ADD / ADHD Meetup. I…

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Affordable Help

This past week on ADHD Support Talk I interviewed Dr. Stephanie Sarkis. Dr. Sarkis is an ADHD Expert and author. Her latest book is ADD and Your Money: A Guide to Personal Finance for Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder.  We dicussed how to find afforable help when you have ADD / ADHD. If you missed…

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Are you Stuck with your Projects?

Like many adults with ADD / ADHD I tend to have multiple projects going at once. Of course some are more successful than others. My nature is to just jump into each project and just start working on them. I am beginning to stop myself and ask myself if I have the 5 things I…

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Changing the name of ADHD?

I received an email last week from somebody suggesting that I write more about changing the name of ADHD (or ADD). The person thinks that the term Attention Deficit Disorder is way too negative. I want to thank this reader for the suggestion but other than this blog post I won't be writing about changing…

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The Need for External Motivation

I got an email yesterday from a reader looking for help with Self-Motivation. I would like to know how to motivate myself to ACTUALLY Catch up on the stack of paperwork on my home office desk. If you've tried reminding yourself of the consequences for not getting your paper work done and you are also…

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Accountabilty Experiment

Those of you who follow my husband John on Twitter or read his blog Adult ADD and Money know about the accountability experiment he's been doing on Twitter. What he's been doing is posting his chore on Twitter to hold himself accountable. John who does NOT have ADHD has been very successful doing this. As…

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