Using ADD as a Crutch

I often come across the phrase that people "use this or that as a crutch". Recently I have seen quite a few people referring to using the diagnosis of ADD as a crutch. When this is has been said it has a negative connotation towards it. It almost as if these people are saying that…

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A Neat TV Show for People with ADD

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Getting back on Track

It’s OK to slip up or get off track every once in a while. I think it’s actually a good thing for people with ADD to have pitfalls. The trick is being able to get right back on on track. Getting back on track can be a huge challenge for many people with Attention Deficit…

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Starting to Declutter

Clutter can be a huge issue for many people with Attention Deficit Disorder. There are probably 101 reasons as to why people with ADD have accumulated clutter but in this post I would like to focus on moving forward and starting to eliminate clutter. I’m sure many adults with ADD would like to begin decluttering…

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ADD Friendy Ways to Enjoy the Holidays

I was just reading the post "Money and the Holidays" on the Adult ADD and Money site. It reminded me that since it is almost October that is really is time to begin thinking about the Holidays. Usually around this time each year I start to think about how I will do all my shopping…

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Frustration of Knowing How to do it

One of the many frustrations of being an adult with ADD is knowing what to do but still not being able to do it. Many people with Adult ADD intellectually know how to solve a problem or complete a task. They can often verbalize to somebody else how to do these things too. Yet when…

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Free ADD Teleclasses

In Honor of National Attention Deficit Disorder Awareness Day ADD Classes is offering free Teleclasses. For those who have ever thought about starting an ADD Support Group the the class "The Imperfect Guide to Starting an ADD Support Group" is definatley something to attend. For those who would like to learn more about managing money…

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Making ADD Work : On-the-Job Strategies for Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder

As an ADD Coach and somebody is very active in the online ADD/ADHD community I get a lot people asking me to recommend good books about Adult ADD and the Workplace. I do usually recommend the ones listed in the Living with ADD Bookstore but sometimes I am a bit hesitant because some of the…

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Prioritizing and Procrastination

For may people with Adult ADD procrastination is a major issue. Of course there are countless reasons why people with Attention Deficit Disorder procrastinate. Fear of failure is a very common reason for procrastinating. Being very overwhelmed by a task or project is also another reason people with ADD procrastinate. Another and often over looked…

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National Attention Deficit Disorder Awareness Day

FYI – September 14, 2005 is the second national ADD Awareness Day. So what does that mean? Well, the US congress passed a resolution officially declaring September 14th National AD/HD Awareness Day. Many Organizations like ADDA are planning events to help get the word out about ADD/ADHD. ADDA is also providing ideas for both individuals…

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