When I browse through our Forums I’m always amazed at the brilliant stories about the difference the ADHD diagnosis has made. For better and worse. In our DVD, Embracing the Diagnosis, we explore the kaleidoscope of anger, regret, relief, and hope that we all stumble through, like a drunk in a Carnival Fun House….
Although I have a University degree in Physics, which I put to good use whenever the Science & Nature category comes up on a game of Trivial Pursuit, the fact is I actually have a Master’s Degree and a lifetime of personal experience in the field of Procrastination. You should see me in my graduation photo… which I’ll get done someday….
Money. Why don’t we ever have enough of it? And why does what we do have to keep disappearing? Is it really the economy? Or competition from China and India? Or Wall Street playing fast and loose with our savings? Perhaps. Probably. That’s part of it, I’m sure…
I need to be 5 different people. Or hire 5 different people!
The overwhelm I have been feeling over everything that needs doing finally forced me to actually use some of the ADHD tools I have learned.
(ASIDE: Why is it I only turn to the tools when I’m in overwhelm? Rather than use them all the time? Sigh!)
We are back home after a week in San Francisco. 4 days were spent at the CHADD conference speaking with some legendary figures and conducting 19, count them, 19 interviews. We hired a great local crew and taped some powerful stuff. At some points, our hotel suite was almost like the waiting room of a doctor’s office, only it was full of doctors, waiting to be interviewed…
Last week we drove to Boston to do a show at the PBS station WGBH. They’re going to be running our new documentary, ADD & Mastering It!. A big coup for us! After that we were off to Albany and the PBS station WMHT. In between, Jimi and I paid a visit to ADHD legend Dr. Edward ’Ned’ Hallowell. We talked and talked and talked…
ADHD and ADD present so many different challenges to adults. Sticking to it. Avoiding procrastination. Generating motivation. Stay on track. Creating achievable goals. (Rather than pie-in-the-sky dreams.) This week I’m travelling. Our editor/jack-of-all-trades, Jimi, are on a four day road trip to PBS stations