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Lies ADHD Adults Tell and Really Believe

OK, that’s not a very polite way to open a Crusher blog – calling ourselves liars. But we’re all liars, including me. I co-hosted a great ADDA Webinar recently with the brilliant Eric Tivers, who laid out what he calls “Top Lies People with ADHD Tell Themselves…and Really Believe”. Whoppers such
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What Is ADHD?

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
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The Risk-Taking Gene as Alternative ADHD Treatment

Having established in the last post that ADDers tend to possess the ADHD "risk-taking gene" – I suggested that there is a way to go beyond the inherent RISKS of having it (um, addiction, climbing high things, jumping off of high things, exceeding 160mph, etc.), to see its potential BENEFITS. The
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Risk-Taking, Stimulation and ADHD

We ADDers are said to possess the "risk-taking gene" – that bit of DNA that makes us chase stimulation beyond what would normally satisfy non-ADDers. The ADHD Gene In her book, Buzz: A Year of Paying Attention, author Katherine Ellison tracks her family history back to immigrants who couldn't help but seek
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ADD Alternative Treatments

Many ADD alternative treatments are available for those who do not wish to medicate themselves or who want to put as many solutions to work for them as possible (a good idea). And in addition to the alternative ADD treatments outlined below, there are also natural ADD remedies that together comprise
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ADD Treatment Options

There are many options for ADHD adults to mitigate their ADHD challenges. This provides a general outline of the treatment options out there. Let’s break them down into big chunks to make this topic as ADD-friendly as possible. There are basically three big chunks… 1. Medication This is a potentially powerful part of any ADD-crushing
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Understand Negative Self-Talk for Natural ADHD Remedy

A while back I posted a multi-part series of Facebook entries entitled, Score Your Successes – which is based on what I teach in Way 9 of ADD Crusher™ Video II. This particular strategy is about... Understanding our skewed perspective on our ADHD 'failures' Putting these 'failures' in healthier perspective Learning to acknowledge
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