ADHD and Business: a Successful Combination.

ADHD and Business: a Successful Combination. Many ADHD success stories involve people who started their own company and achieved the American dream.      Entrepreneurship and ADHD can make a great pairing, but ADHD also presents some unique challenges. ADHD entrepreneurs will need to tackle those challenges before they can succeed as well as others do.Continue reading “ADHD and Business: a Successful Combination.”

Are you a professional with ADHD?

What is ADHD? Are you a professional with ADHD? How do you know if you have ADHD? ADHD is an issue that affects millions of Americans and this includes doctors, lawyers, and your run-of-the-mill CEO. It can affect one’s behavior and ability to focus but it can present differently in adults. Perhaps a messy orContinue reading “Are you a professional with ADHD?”

Many ADHD women go undiagnosed.

Many ADHD women go undiagnosed, but that doesn’t mean they don’t exist. ADHD is characterized by inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. It affects men and women differently with symptoms often being more intense in girls than boys. ADHD can present differently in females when compared with males decreasing the likelihood of timely diagnosis. Why does ADHDContinue reading “Many ADHD women go undiagnosed.”

What should I feel with ADHD medication

Physical feelings with stimulants for ADHD Forget that they are called stimulants (Adderall, Vyvanse, Concerta, etc). Many people with ADHD feel tired with these medications. It’s the same people who say they can drink coffee and still fall asleep. What’s happening to the brain physically is that dopamine is being released. This happens with anythingContinue reading “What should I feel with ADHD medication”

Get Ready for 2021 with ADHD

With ADHD, always expect the unexpected. Worried? Don’t be. One of the many positives about the ADHD mindset is the ability to anticipate problems. So let’s start by getting ready. Love Trouble: Ask that special someone in your life if there is anything you can do to make their life easier. You might not beContinue reading “Get Ready for 2021 with ADHD”

Why can’t I learn from my mistakes?

Heart breaks don’t always have to be romantic My heart breaks every time I come across a patient that is getting better but doesn’t believe it. I found that this is especially true of those with ADHD. One patient may say “Why can’t I learn from my mistakes?” while another says “I don’t think youContinue reading “Why can’t I learn from my mistakes?”

ADHD and Anxiety

People with anxiety and depression should always be screened for ADHD at the very least. The reason behind this is because people with undiagnosed ADHD have most likely learned to cope with stress in unhealthy ways. Imagine if you’re the kid that gets called on in class to answer a question but you got distractedContinue reading “ADHD and Anxiety”

ADHD and Medication

I have ADHD. Now what? Do I start pills? Do I have to take them for the rest of my life? (We got that one covered at the end of the post.) Do I have to tell my work? How will I remember every day?? The answers are not so simple. I recommend discussing itContinue reading “ADHD and Medication”

ADHD and Wellness

As people with ADHD, we focus more on others, so it is important to take time to look inwards every once in a while. Am I feeling positive? Do I have people that can reassure me when I’m feeling down? What am I getting out of life? Self Reflection and Meditation are two things thatContinue reading “ADHD and Wellness”