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Category : Rick Green

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.

Adult ADHD | Emotional Journey

ADHD and Emotions: Why Do I Overreact?

By Rick Green - Founder of TotallyADD

A question for anyone with ADHD: Do you really hate when things change? Are you like me, emotionally sensitive? Oversensitive? Prone to overreact? Outbursts of panic or anger? Once you finally figure something out, are you hugely upset when it gets changed, discontinued, or is only available in the New & Improved version?

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 | 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.