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Adult ADHD | Rick | TotallyADD Blog

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.

Guest Blog | TotallyADD Blog | Work & School

5 Steps to Avoid “Drama” at Home and Work

By Elaine Taylor-Klaus

Whether at home or in the workplace, human dynamics are complicated. As we start to plan for the post-summer-back-to-school-and-work season, we have an idea of how we want things to go once we get back into some routine. Wouldn’t it be great if everything could run smoothly? And still do what’s best for our selves, or our families, or our job?…

TotallyADD Blog | Women & ADD/ADHD

Changing the Conversation: Living Radically with ADHD

By Sari Solden, MS

In our new book, A Radical Guide for Women with ADHD (New Harbinger, July, 2019) my co-author Michelle Frank,Psy.D and I set out to change the conversation among women. We also wanted to address helping professionals across domains about how to approach the complexities of women and men with executive function challenges.

Adult ADHD | Rick | Tools, Tips & Tricks | TotallyADD Blog

De-cluttering and Procrastination

By Team TotallyADD

By Rick Green
Which aspect of your ADHD do you dislike the most? Which trait, or if you prefer, ‘symptom’, does the most damage?
It’s a valuable question to ask. For several reasons.
One payoff for identifying the trait that undermines you the most? It requires you to focus, and you won’t drown in good intentions, trying to manage every symptom at once. (A recipe for overwhelm as I found out after when first diagnosed.)
Another payoff? Mastering the bugaboo that most sabotages you…

Guest Blog | Tools, Tips & Tricks | Work & School

Tips For Teaching Kids With ADHD

By Team TotallyADD

The beginning of school is a huge transition for everyone involved, but especially for children who have ADHD. As teachers of children with a range of attention difficulties, we’d like to share with you some strategies we use to make this transition go as smoothly as possible.

Medication for ADHD | Rick | TotallyADD Blog

Medication Myths With Bob on Line 2

By Rick Green - Founder of TotallyADD

A while ago we had a contest on Facebook for the ‘Dumbest Thing Anyone Has Ever Said to You About ADHD.’
Wow, it was tough to pick a winner.
Some I’d heard before, and I suppose we’ve all heard those ones… “I don’t believe in ADHD”…

Guest Blog | Holistic Strategies | TotallyADD Blog

Mindfulness: Overcoming Procrastination Using the Power of Your Mind

By Linda Walker - ADHD Coach

Does this ever happen to you? You have a task to do, but you don’t do it. Of course it has! Now, a tougher question; have you ever chosen a task that you really want to do, that you’re committed to complete because the results are desirable and one where you feel relatively confident you can accomplish, and yet still you can’t get started? When you think…