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The surprising ways Adult Attention Deficit Disorder affects your life…and strategies for creating a life you love.

ADD Stole My Car Keys is the best book on ADHD that we’ve ever written!  Okay, it’s the only book we’ve ever written!  But why tamper with perfection?

Comedian and ADHDer Rick Green teams up with psychiatrist and ADHD specialist Dr. Umesh Jain for this thorough, humourous, and easy-to-read guide book, covering 155 ways that ADHD/ADD affects adults.

  • Discover the sometimes surprising ways that ADHD is affecting you.
  • Learn the reasons for your ADHD traits, and practical ways to manage them.
  • Rejoice in the 23 unexpected and sometimes hidden strengths of ADHD adults!

Funny, fast, and full of info and tools you can use, ADD Stole My Car Keys shows you how to identify, manage, overcome or eliminate the aspects of ADHD/ADD that hold you back – and how to develop the traits that will move you forward!

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Discover 155 surprising, often hidden ways that ADHD/ADD affects your life… and strategies for creating a life you love.

This funny, fascinating book is life changing.

You will see how many of your negative beliefs, odd quirks, and daily frustrations are actually the result of ADHD.  You need to fully realize how this affects disorder your likes and dislikes, and what you do or avoid doing, in every area of life.  Then draw upon ADHD-Friendly solutions.

Noted ADHD specialist and clinician Dr. Umesh Jain explains the science and neurology behind each trait, then writer-producer Rick Green shares stories of the impact of this quirk or belief in his own life.  Then they offer solutions and tools to deal with the downside.  As well, you’ll discover 23 strengths commonly associated with this unique mindset.

  • Discover the sometimes surprising ways that ADHD is affecting you.
  • Learn the reasons for your ADHD traits, and practical ways to manage them.
  • Rejoice in the 23 unexpected and sometimes hidden strengths of ADHD adults!
  • Recognize and let go of negative beliefs or risky habits you developed to compensate with undiagnosed ADHD

Funny fast, and full of info and tools you can use!

ADD Stole My Car Keys shows you how to identify, manage, overcome or eliminate the aspects of ADHD/ADD that hold you back – and how to develop the traits that will move you forward!

If you have been diagnosed in adulthood this book will identify scores of beliefs and behaviors you have developed to explain, compensate, or cope with this hidden saboteur.  You’ll learn to recognize the many ways this disorder has been limiting you.  Then you can let them go or eliminate them.

This isn’t about changing who you are.  It’s about discovering who you truly are and what you sensed  you are capable of achieving now that you know what’s going on and what to do about it.

Best of all, the book is funny, lively, and you can read it in any order.  Open to any page and you’ll get compassionate insight and practical solutions to life with ADHD.

Chapters include:

  • 12 Common Beliefs ADHD People Share
  • Signs From Childhood
  • Common Misbehaviors of Adults
  • Family Frustrations of Adults with ADHD
  • A Dozen Disorders The Resemble, or Combine With ADHD
  • Ways ADHD Impacts Work and Finances
  • 12 Ways of Unconsciously Coping
  • 23 Amazing, Unexpected, Sometimes Hidden, Over Unappreciated Strengths of Adults with ADHD

GREAT QUOTES:

  • “The reader will be relieved to discover that this book is written in an ADD Friendly style.  Like Rick Green’s documentary, ADD & Loving It?! , this book is bunny, engaging, and packed with a wealth of accurate information about ADD.” Kate Kelly & Peggy Ramundo, Authors of the best-seller You Mean I’m Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?

 

Customer Reviews:

  • “Never have I understood my entire career and why all those jobs were so wrong for me! The caricatures cracked me up too. If you are ADHD, this book will NOT bore you. I can’t express more appreciation for this sweet gem!” – Diamond7
  • “I did not anticipate being so pleased with it. The topics are short, the format is excellent. I am not the ADD person in my house. My husband is. I – or he – can read a couple snippets every couple days and most often get a big laugh, or perhaps a rueful smile. Maybe sometimes we have a long and illuminating discussion. It helps us both.” – Martha Novak
  • “I laughed, I cried. I have an ADHD bipolar daughter who would not read it, but I sure did and I gave another copy to the mom of a newly diagnosed teenager. I love your site Rick and I send everyone I can, to it. For inspiration and hope.” – Paula
  • “ADD Stole My Keys gave me my life back!…I am finally on the path to ‘my normal’. THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU Rick Green for such an amazing read!” – C. Carter
  • “This book was so cathartic for me! I laughed, I cried, and I identified. So much of the content resonated with me… I especially recommend the book for adults who have been newly diagnosed.” – Tracy Tennant
  • “This is my kind of book. I love the way they put this together. It is funny, informative and has short chapters. The authors have helped me to embrace my ADHD and live my life without shame and guilt.” – T. Gayton
  • “As a recently diagnosed adult ADD’er this book is wonderful! Things that I have struggled with my entire life finally make sense.” – J. Nicolaisen
  • “You should get this.” – cloudyncool
  • “This purchase was probably one of the best ones I have made as it is everything I am… There are many who will knock you down, it is the ones who stay to help you up… which is what this book does for me.” – Melanie Robson

Additional information

Weight 0.95 lbs
Dimensions 9 x 6.25 x 0.625 in
pages

155

18 reviews for ADD Stole My Car Keys (Book) Order by June 5th & receive an Autographed Copy

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Annette

    Fabulous book Rick and Dr J,I love it . ADD Stole My Car Keys is written in such a way that it retained my focus and entertained while making me laugh and cry. I highly recommend this book and suggest leaving it on the coffee table next to the fidget toys.

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    brb4add

    This book is an amazing, informative and therapeutic breath of fresh air! The format is easygoing and breezy to read through.

    Having ADHD can feel like a burden some days. This books makes me feel proud of the person I am and how I’m wired. Thank you for all the insight and strategies in this book. You all are saving life’s and people self-esteem.

  3. Rated 5 out of 5

    J. Nicolaisen “Regular Joe”

    As a recently diagnosed adult ADD’er this book is wonderful! Things that I have struggled with my entire life finally make sense. The short attention span is only a small part of ADD or ADHD as it has all become recognized as. There are a whole host of other “issues” that are directly related that once a person can get their head around then can more effectively deal with. This book is written with the ADD’er in mind first in small bites so that we can easily take the information learned “chew on it for a while” and then figure whether or not it applies and if so how we can then in turn use the information to improve our lives. Secondly, it is written with a sharp sense of humor so the read is an enjoyable one, you look forward to the journey.I hope this helps and if you do get the book that it helps you as much as it has me. (Amazon review)

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    T. Gayton “Miss Kitty”

    This is my kind of book. I love the way they put this together. It is funny, informative and has short chapters. The authors have helped me to embrace my ADHD and live my life without shame and guilt. (Amazon review)

  5. Rated 5 out of 5

    Tracy Tennant “Equipping Christians”

    This book was so cathartic for me! I laughed, I cried, and I identified. So much of the content resonated with me. Besides the content–which was informative and educational–I loved the personal anecdotes about people with ADHD. I liked how there was humorous commentary by Rick Green and instructional commentary by Dr. Umesh Jain. Additionally, the various traits or characteristics of ADHD, along with the stories and commentary were only one to two pages long; short enough to keep the attention of someone with ADD. The book brought me a sense of relief and hope. I especially recommend the book for adults who have been newly diagnosed. (Amazon review)

  6. Rated 5 out of 5

    C. Carter

    I’m soooooooo THANKFUL that I just “happened” to see this book being offered on Maryland Public Television (MPT). Now I FINALLY understand what is and has been going on in my life! For SO MANY YEARS I “thought” I was dealing with depression and so that’s all that my doctors treated. But it wasn’t until I read this book that I really understood that I too had ADHD – Inattentive type and it was further confirmed by my physician. Now I am able to look at my life differently and with the help of the right medications, I am finally on the path to “my normal”. THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU Rick Green for such an amazing read! (Amazon review)

  7. Rated 5 out of 5

    John Leighow

    I forget when I bought this book but just getting around to writing my review. I read thru the entire book. Have had ADD most of my life (diagnosed), and basically realized what all crap I do to my fiance from this book. She read it to and now understands a little better as to why I do some things that I do. (Amazon review)

  8. Rated 4 out of 5

    Paula

    I laughed, I cried. I have an ADHD bipolar daughter who would not read it, but I sure did and I gave another copy to the mom of a newly diagnosed teenager. I love your site Rick and I send everyone I can, to it. For inspiration and hope.

  9. Rated 5 out of 5

    Martha Novak

    “I did not anticipate being so pleased with it.
    The topics are short, the format is excellent. LOTS of knowledge in little doses.
    I am not the ADD person in my house. My husband is. I – or he – can read a couple snippets every couple days and most often get a big laugh, or perhaps a rueful smile. Maybe sometimes we have a long and illuminating discussion.
    It helps us both.”

  10. Rated 5 out of 5

    BCI

    This book was wonderful! There are so many things we do without knowing WHY we do them. This book helps us to understand why and that we’re not alone. I could absolutely relate to so many of the short stories of our lives that have such an impact on how we compensate to survive. They’re told with such hilarity that it helped me to laugh at the oddities WE find “normal” that it takes that shame away. If we can’t laugh at our imperfections and realize everyone has them they can control us. I’d much rather smile more, accept more, appreciate more and do more. Thanks for helping shine a light on ADHD!!!

  11. Rated 5 out of 5

    Diamond7

    Well if I didn’t already love Rick Green with his Rick Green self, I do now! This book will help you understand yourself or your ADHD loved one. Filled with nuggets of knowledge and an easy read, it provides depth (Dr. Jain of course!) in a digestible, simple manner…Never have I understood my entire career and why all those jobs were so wrong for me! The caricatures cracked me up too. If you are ADHD, this book will NOT bore you. I can’t express more appreciation for this sweet gem!

  12. Rated 5 out of 5

    cloudyncool

    This book’s the best one for making you feel better. You don’t have to turn it on like a computer. It weighs less. And it won’t make your lap too hot. AND it doesn’t ring or beep.
    Because of it’s layout, you’re not gonna get that overwhelmed feeling. It’s like anticipating candy before you open the wrapper; it’s easy. Plus, there’s no post-consumption guilt.
    On top of that, you’ll get a grinny chuckle seeing yourself (or others) as you learn you’re not alone. That’s an important step in functioning better. It’s truthful, and gentle at the same time. Dr. Jain and Rick did an amazing job with this.
    The cartoons are good too – you can colour them in.
    Use those post-it note flag thingies to mark the best pages. It’s hard to use only a few here though. Different coloured ones help you look smarter.
    Education is more important than house work. You’ll save on dusting time too – cuz you’re always picking it up. ADD Stole My Car Keys won’t end up in a garage sale.
    There, you see? It’s a good thing.
    Buy it today and feel proud of yourself.

  13. Rated 1 out of 5

    Kathwomyn

    I don’t know what I’m going to do about stars here. I’ve just started the book and was making notes and really getting engaged. Then something brought me to a stop. It was a seriously triggering bit in the “Dumb Delinquent” chapter. I wouldn’t be surprised if you’ve heard this before. Dr. J lumped rape victims in with people having conduct disorder and several other issues, which he labeled “an impulsive urge” when he was introducing this section. How in he** is a rape victim someone with an “impulsive urge” that needs to be redirected? This is very disturbing. I’m sure someone just overlooked a serious editorial bit, but this is truly horrible in a book attempting to be light-hearted. What a novel way to blame the victim.

  14. Rated 5 out of 5

    Kathwomyn

    I had a good time, overall, reading this. I had a mechanical pencil in hand (if I stop to sharpen one, I won’t get anything else done!) and a little pad of yellow sticky flags (I used to dog ear books until I discovered those).

    It’s got things organized into nice, short snippets so you don’t get bored before the next subject comes along.

    I didn’t recognize myself at all in the parts describing hyperactivity, so that made me realize that my diagnosis of ADD without the H is pretty accurate (I was nearly 50 before I was diagnosed!).

    I think I was especially taken by the section on “Death by Lists.” I have always been a list-maker and have always put way too much on my lists. I used to think that if I was capable of making the list, that meant I could accomplish what was on the list. OK, I still think that way! LOL!

  15. Rated 5 out of 5

    KG

    Thank you for this insightful, understandable and very helpful book. I’m reading it with a highlighter pen and folding page corners to revisit again and again. And I will.

    Whether I see myself, the habits and lifestyle choices of my late husband, (who literally worked himself to death) or those around me, it is strangely reassuring.

    Phrases that are common in our society such as mindfulness, habits such as exercise and proper diet are important reminders for us ADD/ADHDers. But also concepts like spatial understanding, decoding and storage among others create a credible understanding of what is going on in my brain as well as with my ADD friends and colleagues.

    The humour is wonderful and makes the concepts more memorable for me. Both authors provide important scientific and real life information that is tangible and constructive.

    Of course I did’t start at the beginning of the book therefore the chunks (borrowing the word) and chapters are easily readable, re-readable and digestible.

    The autographed copy was also incentive to purchase.

    Thank you Rick, Umesh and your incredible team!

    Very sincerely, K

  16. Rated 5 out of 5

    Genevieve Huard

    Very funny, the day I recieved it, I started to read before going to bed and couldn’t get away before chapter 4…
    I like to have the Dr. view and the ADDer experience… it’s awesom!

    Will it be soon translate in french so I could share it with my Quebec’s friends?

  17. Rated 5 out of 5

    Melanie Robson

    First I would love to say THANK YOU! To all, especially to the support team because without them …. my impulsive, must have, can’t wait to get the hard copy (even though the autographed copy sounds like a must have) attitude would have been another lesson of “doing it the hard way”. This purchase was probably one of the best ones I have made as it is everything I am… it is instant (well almost, once i figured it out) visual, stimulating, funny, honest and me (mostly). It is something I can easily pass on to my mate to have a read…. and he may just do that, for the very same reasons.
    There are many who will knock you down, it is the ones who stay to help you up …. which is what this book does for me. Thank you- it inspires me to keep getting up and to continue doing the same for others.

  18. Rated 5 out of 5

    JAHE

    I have read the ADD stole my keys and I have never laugh so hard in my life. It was very enlightening. I have pages marked with a post it note to show individuals I work with.
    I have enlightened other by letting read bits and piece that describe me. Rick I would love a signed copy for this book so I could pass this book off to my counsellor. I am working with a counsellor who I am sharing this information with.
    I trying to educate others about the uniqueness of ADHD individuals.
    Rick I just love the material I have and I share it with others. I am trying to get the so called normal people to think outside the box when it comes to the ADD/ADHD people.

    Thank Rick for the book

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