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Adult ADHD

No One Believes I Have ADHD

By Rick Green - Founder of TotallyADD

“I don’t believe in ADHD.”
“It’s made up by Doctors and big Pharma.”
“ It’s lazy teachers and weak parents who refuse to discipline their kids.”
“ It’s just a fad. It’s because parents have to work these kids run wild in the street…”
And on and on….

Adult ADHD | Medication

Are You ADHD? Or Just A Bad Person?

By Rick Green - Founder of TotallyADD

Something has been bothering me for a while. Stewing away.
And I think the seasonal question of “Have you been naughty or nice?” has brought it to the fore.
It’s something I was asked a long while ago.
“How do I tell what’s ADHD, and what’s simply bad behavior?”

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?

Adult ADHD | Comedy + Holidays

Make Holiday Shopping Less Stressful

By Rick Green - Founder of TotallyADD

Ah, holiday traditions. Every year, the familiar customs, gatherings, and celebrations.

Every year, seeing family… the cousin who always breaks something valuable.  The uncle who tells everyone what’s wrong with this country. The sister-in-law who knows ADHD is crap and you just need to try harder.

Adult ADHD

ADHD and Low Self-Esteem

By Rick Green - Founder of TotallyADD

“I had goals and ambition and big dreams. But after so many setbacks, I’ve kind of given up. My self-esteem can’t take any more hits.” Sound familiar?

Adult ADHD | Rick | TotallyADD Blog

Is ADHD over-diagnosed?

By Rick Green - Founder of TotallyADD

‘Oh, everyone thinks they have ADD nowadays.  It’s over-diagnosed.  It’s the internet.  And cell phones.  And everyone’s trying to do 9 things at once.  Fifty years ago there was no such thing as ADHD.’