5 just 5 – Breaking things Down

I wish I could take credit for the idea of 5 just 5. I don’t remember specifically who came up with idea but I read it in one of the monthly newsletters from The National Center for Gender Issues and ADHD. One major issue for many people with ADD can be getting started on projects.…

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Succeeding with ADHD

Here’s a great new web site called Succeeding with ADHD. It’s a combination of a personal and professional ADHD site by ADHD Coach Gerard Montigny. The site includes ADHD Articles and ADHD Podcasts. The site focuses on Succeeding and Living with well with ADHD.

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When Too Much Isn’t Enough: Ending the Destructive Cycle of AD/HD and Addictive Behavior

Wendy Richardson once again writes an informative and helpful book about AD/HD and addiction. This book delves deep into addictive behaviors that many adults with ADD face. This book isn’t just about well known addictions like drugs and gambling. It discusses every day things like shopping, food, and the internet. Wendy also provides helpful ways…

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Tom Cruise

I have wanted to comment about Tom Cruise and his whole anti-med thing. However I have yet to find wording that sounds professional enough for me as an ADD Coach to post here. Today I came ac cross a blog entry called Dear Tom Cruise…. and I think this says it a lot better than…

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Delegating Responsibilities to Others

  What’s the key to success for those with Adult ADD? Well, if I knew the ultimate answer to that question I’m sure I would be a very wealthy woman. But, I have learned that one skill that successful Adults with ADD have is being ables to delegate. These people have learned to focus on…

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The Adult ADD Audio Coach

The ADD Audio Coach is a great program for people with ADD. This program isn’t meant to actually take the place of an actual live ADD Coach. However, it can be a wonderful tool for those with Adult ADD to either use by themselves are with their ADD Coach. The workbook and CDs are very…

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Is Jennifer Wilbanks a Woman with Attention Deficit Disorder?

Like so many other Americans I have followed the Jennifer Wilbanks Runaway Bride story. Unlike many people I was not angered and outraged when I learned the truth about what this woman did. I am by no means condoning what she did but this is a woman with some real emotional issues. She was a…

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Getting Started on Projects

Getting started on large projects can be quite a challenge for people with Attention Deficit Disorder. Quite often those with Adult ADD tend too only see on the big picture. It can be tough to realize that there are actually many small steps in completing projects. When people with Attention Deficit Disorder on see the…

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Living with a Spouse with Adult ADD

  It’s not always the just Adults with ADD who need help and support. Many times those who care about people with Attention Deficit Disorder need help too. Spouse and Partners of people with ADD quite often needs just as much support and understanding about Adult ADD as those they care about.   There are…

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Shifting out of Hyperfocus

Many people with Attention Deficit Disorder have the ability to hyperfocus on things that they have a great interest in. Many times this can be a great way to get something done or to work on a project. The down side of hyperfocusing is that many time people with Attention Deficit Disorder have a lot…

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