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Does Everyone Have ADHD?

By Rick Green - Founder of TotallyADD

“Everyone is ADHD. It’s the internet and smart phones.” 
“These days everyone is ADD.”  
“Yeah, everyone thinks they have it.”
Uh… No! Sorry, friend, but the whole world is NOT suddenly suffering from Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.

Adult ADHD

"ADHD? That's Just An Excuse…"

By Rick Green - Founder of TotallyADD

Is it just me, or are more and more people confusing their beliefs with facts.  Perhaps people have always mistaken their opinions for the truth.  I don’t know.
What I do know, for sure, is the universal challenge you face after getting an ADHD diagnosis is whether or not you should tell anyone about it. Who you should take into your confidence? Who probably doesn’t need to know? And who definitely should never find out?

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“When I Grow Up I Want To Be…”

By Rick Green - Founder of TotallyADD

Ask most kids what they want to be when they grow up and you’ll get very clear answers. Which may change from week to week, depending on the video game they’ve played. I had no idea.
“What do I want to be?” From age 8 to about the time my first marriage ended, that question invariably triggered a snowstorm of ideas, then brain freeze. I didn’t have an answer.
Then I realized what I wanted to be: Happy…

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How Do I Find Out If I Have ADHD?

By Rick Green - Founder of TotallyADD

The question we get asked the most?
That’s simple: ‘How do I find out if I have ADHD?’  (If you’re asking this question right now, do yourself a favor and bookmark this blog page)

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8 Ways My ADHD is a Gift

By Rick Green - Founder of TotallyADD

Now and then someone will tell me that Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder is a gift.  A big, fat, wonderful, exciting gift.
Rather than a problem, disorder, constant challenge, or, on bad days, a curse.
Why such opposing views?

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5 Superpowers of ADHD

By Rick Green - Founder of TotallyADD

There are definitely benefits to having ADHD, but first things first: A Caveat.  A Clarification.  A Disclaimer. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is not a gift.   It is not a blessing.   And I’m not suggesting it is wonderful.

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ADHD Planner? The Path To New Habits…

By Rick Green - Founder of TotallyADD

I’ve mentioned recently that at my lowest moments, despairing, I thought, “I wish I’d never been diagnosed.”
That’s not true, of course. Having an explanation for some of my challenges, an explanation that I can work with, has been hugely helpful.

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It’s About The Costs and Hope

By Rick Green - Founder of TotallyADD

Over the past decade it’s become obvious to me that there is a hot button issue around ADHD.
It’s a topic that impacts every adult with ADHD at some point.
It’s controversial. It involves big corporations and profits.
It’s the M word.

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Everyone Conveniently Overlooks The Details – Part 1

By Rick Green - Founder of TotallyADD

They all begin with a number. “12 Things You Should Know…”; “8 Ways Your House May Be Killing You…”; “15 Things That Turn Guys Off…”; “845 Ways To Make Sure…”[That last one was written by an ADDer.] Magazines, the internet, and newspapers are full of lists