This is my story. My personal ADHD journey. How I inadvertently found, and what I have learnt about ‘the natural approach’ to treating my symptoms. Where do I start? At the beginning I guess. (Buckle up readers, I have a story to tell you.)
Category : Holistic Strategies
As a Child Neuropsychologist, specialising in neurodevelopmental differences as well as a mother who raised my own son who was diagnosed with ADHD and Dyslexia around the age of nine, I understand the challenges that learning and behaviour differences can bring.
Attention Deficit Disorder is frustrating. It leads to procrastination, burn-out, isolation, and overwhelm.
Even now, a decade and a half after learning what’s up with me, my ADHD can be a challenge. Daily. Sometimes hourly.
Does this ever happen to you? You have a task to do, but you don’t do it. Of course it has! Now, a tougher question; have you ever chosen a task that you really want to do, that you’re committed to complete because the results are desirable and one where you feel relatively confident you can accomplish, and yet still you can’t get started? When you think…
Music has been with us for thousands of years as a form of entertainment, communication, celebration, and mourning. There are so many different emotions that music can help us to express, and it is a language that we share universally, as well as one that everyone can understand.
A decade ago when we first interviewed 9 experts for ADD & Loving It?!, there was a general consensus that diet had nothing to do with ADHD.
Empty my head? Let go of thoughts? Be calm and present? In the here and now? Mindful of this moment and every moment? Does he not understand I have ADHD? He should. After all, he is my ADHD specialist. He has been for over a decade…
Right from the beginning the experts I’ve had the privilege to interview for our videos have been clear about one thing.
The only ‘solution’ to ADHD has to be a ‘holistic approach.’
In other words…
To succeed in life when you have ADHD demands a multi-modal approach.
Or still other words…
Is ADHD holding you back?
Have you settled for situations in your life that are beneath your abilities?
Is ADHD preventing you from achieving your real potential? Does life feel out of control? It doesn’t have to be like this. Help and hope are here.