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Category : ADHD

ADHD in Adults | Adult ADHD | Emotional Journey

You worry too much! You're too sensitive!

By Rick Green - Founder of TotallyADD

Many adults who have ADHD, myself included, don’t feel we worry too much or are highly sensitive, anxious, moody, mercurial, easily upset, or quick to anger. We don’t feel that our emotions are a problem.

But talk to our friends and family. Hear what they say. (Awkward clearing of throat.)

ADHD in Adults | Adult ADHD

Do This When You Feel That “Life is Too Hard”

By Rick Green - Founder of TotallyADD

I read this quote by Sydney Harris: “When I hear somebody sigh “Life is hard” I am always tempted to ask “Compared to what?”. Compared to what. That is very profound and deep… or possibly it’s glib and dismissive I still haven’t decided.

ADHD in Adults | ADHD Myths | Adult ADHD

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 | The Costs

ADHD, Alcoholism, and Substance Abuse

By JT Wahlberg

There was only one way to slow down my brain: get drunk, get numb, get dumb. This happened all day every day. 

Self-medication was the key for me. I was completely in control, until I wasn’t. As a young adult I struggled with keeping my thoughts from getting out of control.