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Adult ADHD | Rick | TotallyADD Blog

“When I Grow Up I Want To Be…”

By totallyaddauthor

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…

Rick | TotallyADD Blog | Work & School

Finding a Job You Love… That Loves You Back

By totallyaddauthor

You’ve heard the advice, usually from people who are fabulously successful: “Follow your passion!”
If only everyone would do that!  Why, then… who would collect our garbage?  Or work in a noisy warehouse?  Or stand behind the counter at the bank serving customers for 8 hours a day?

Guest Blog | Work & School

10 Tips to Achieving Focus in Today’s Busy Workplace

By Edward (Ned) Hallowell, Psychiatrist

1. Do The Impossible. People focus most intently when they take on a challenge, when they are working in an area where they are skilled, but where they are also stretched. Often, amazingly enough, what seemed impossible becomes possible. 2. Trust Your Way. Perhaps the single most clichéd song lyric ever…


Love My Job. Can't Stand My Colleagues.

By totallyaddauthor

Let’s talk about what may be the most important decision of your life.
No, it’s not who to blame for your ADHD.
Or whether to watch the entire second season of House of Cards all in a row, or spread it out over two whole days….