Spring Cleaning ADHD

De-cluttering & Procrastination

By Rick Green

Which aspect of your ADHD do you dislike the most? Which trait, or if you prefer, ‘symptom’, does the most damage?

It’s a valuable question to ask. For several reasons.

One payoff for identifying the trait that undermines you the most? It requires you to focus, and you won’t drown in good intentions, trying to manage every symptom at once. (A recipe for overwhelm as I found out after when first diagnosed.)

Another payoff? Mastering the bugaboo that most sabotages you…

Should I tell my employer about adhd

Disclosure: Should I Keep My ADHD a Secret?

By Rick Green,

People with ADHD are different. Not just from the 96% of the population who are ‘neuro-typical’ but from each other. We are indeed a diverse tribe.

Each of us faces a distinct combo of challenges. We each have our individual buffet of symptoms. Explosive Anger is was never an issue. Rumination, on the other hand…

Some traits may be more. Some less of a problem. Or not there at all.

Rick Green, Patrick McKenna, ADHD documentary, ADD & Loving It?!

The Best Thing Anyone Ever Said About ADHD Medication

By Rick Green

I’ve stopped and started taking ADHD medication four times.

The first time I started was nearly 15 years ago.

The fourth time I started medication was yesterday.

Over the next month, I’ll tell the story of each start & stop. Each time I started was for a different reason. Each time I stopped was for a different reason.

But today, I want to talk about why I stopped taking medication the second time, and why I started again. Because it was the only time I succumbed to pressure and other people’s opinions.

Symptoms of ADHD, Adult ADHD

7 Reasons I Couldn’t Possibly Have ADHD

You’ve always known you were different. Even in childhood. Ah, but why? Why does life seem so challenging? Maybe you’re just a dreamer, or restless, or impulsive? Maybe you’re creative or sensitive? What about the possibility of ADD/ADHD? Dare we mention that an estimated 5 out of 6 adults who qualify as ADD/ADHD have not been diagnosed? Deep down, they may suspect, “I might have a touch of that”, because they are struggling with one or more of Attention, Focus, Organizing, Prioritizing, Restlessness, Emotionality, Sensitivity, Distractibility, Procrastination, and Impulsivity…