We have a guest writer for this article, Trevor McDonald, who has written extensively about the correlation between ADHD and substance abuse, addiction and recovery -- issues that, sadly, are disproportionately part of the ADHD world. Here he talks about a very important topic many of us with ADHD can unfortunately
Well, by now we're all likely back at school and certainly back at work – including the work of that brutal job called running a household...accompanied by our teen or adult ADHD and maybe even an ADHD kid or two. Every September we post a fresh batch of Back-to-School/Work ADD alternative
How do you deal with the feeling of overwhelm? You know -- when your to-do list is so long it hurts to even look at it…there’s a constant nagging worry that things are falling through the cracks and you’re gonna get burned big-time. Worst of all, no solution or end
A common ADHD myth holds that ADD and ADHD in adults is, um, a myth. Well, as mentioned in What Is ADD?, an estimated 60% of adults who suffered from Attention Deficit Disorder as children continue to suffer into adulthood. It’s believed that for the other 40%, the hormonal changes one
ADD in the Corner Office: Five top executives discovered that an LD can be a capitalist tool
They reveal their struggles in school -- and their secrets for success!
By Lois Gilman, ADDitude Magazine
As students, they seemed to be heading nowhere — fast. A teacher hurled an eraser at one of them, and
Lots of people ask the question, What is ADHD? There's some confusion over it, and some myths, as well. Adult ADHD, or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, used to be classified as a distinct but similar condition from ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) reflecting the presence of hyperactive behavior. But recently, experts have
Not for nothin', Crusher believes in facts. Erroneous beliefs about ADHD are fueled by ignorance, emotion and plain ol' BS. And we all have a stake in promoting scientific fact, because myths stunt advancement of knowledge and discourage people from seeking help. With this in mind, here are some of the
Recently I blogged about the power of AWARENESS as an ADHD alternative treatment. Awareness of the impact of diet...of the full range of treatment options...of the damage of unchecked negative self-talk...of your own strengths and weaknesses, etc. All things that can empower you if you have greater awareness. Well, you
Executive Function – "EF" – is quite the fashionable phrase the last few years. But what does it really mean, and what does it mean in terms of natural ADHD treatment strategies or to better understanding ourselves?
Fact is, as Dr. Russell Barkley recently pointed out in an interview on Attention
Following on last month's Crusher blog on the benefits of ADHD coaching, figured a good next step was to drill down a bit into just how to pick the right coach or coaching program for YOU. After all, there are said to be some 1,000 ADHD coaches in the US