Rick Green, Adult ADHD

5 Beliefs People With ADD Have… Before They Know They Have ADD

Before I was diagnosed as having ADHD, I had a lot of beliefs about myself. And about what ADHD was. And therefore, why I couldn’t have ADHD.

A belief is not the truth. But these had become my ‘truths.’ And what we believe limits us more than anything else.

A thousand psychological studies prove the power of limiting beliefs. Or of positive beliefs. No matter how stupid that belief may be.

If you tell students the test is easy, they will do better. If you tell them it’s hard, they will do worse. If you tell the teacher…

Spring Cleaning ADHD

De-cluttering & Doing Dishes?

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…