The ADHD and OCD Connection

CW: Eating issues are very common in ADHD women.   If this is a topic that is upsetting to you, feel free to click away. The ADHD – OCD connection is often overlooked. Which sucks because it’s a conversation we need to be having. We talk about ADHD using words like, “control” or even, “manage.” […]

Food, Diet Culture, and ADHD Women

Food, diet culture, and ADHD women have been on my mind as of late. Actually no, they’re on my mind all the time because we live in a culture where women are trained to think of these things from birth. We compare our own bodies to other women all the time, even if we don’t […]

ADHD Women Need to Stop Hiding

Yes – you read that correctly, ADHD women need to stop hiding. I know that after years of subtle, and not so subtle messaging you believe that it’s not ok to show the world all parts of you. But that’s the thing – you’re not who you think you are. You are more. Many of […]

5 Terrific Reasons To Start A Journal

* This post may contain affiliate links. When I tell you to start a journal I KNOW you are rolling your eyes. It’s ok, I can take it. Journaling isn’t a new concept for most of us. And don’t even mention that whole Bullet Journal craze. I can’t do it. I met Ryder Carroll and I […]

Limiting Beliefs and ADHD

Before I launched the ADHD Enclave I spent approximately three years working through my own limiting beliefs. And when I say working through, I mean talking to therapists and a coach who both helped me to get my head on straight. My fears ranged from practical to totally paranoid. Here are some of them: Nobody […]

Letting Go and Moving On

When you title something letting go and moving on, it sounds sort of sad. But really this is not a sad post. It’s not a post about ADHD either. Or at least, not directly. If you’d rather listen, here is the recorded version. We with ADHD often see things in black and white ways, so […]

How To Beat The Negative Thought Vortex

You can beat the negative thought vortex of ADHD, you just need to understand why it’s happening and what you can do about it. Life with ADHD can be challenging.  Am I right? It is very common for ADHD women to struggle with negative self-talk and emotional regulation. I myself struggle with this. Not only […]

How To Overcome Negative Beliefs

If you want to understand where your depression is coming from, you have to examine the negative beliefs you hold about yourself. And probably also about ADHD. Some researchers think depression stems from unresolved trauma, not just neurochemicals. I’ve spent some a lot of time talking with people about depression as it relates to ADHD. Specifically, […]

My Struggle with Weight, Body Image and ADHD

Women with ADHD have a complicated relationship with food. Actually, most of the women I know have a complicated relationship with food. Sharing my story is part of my attempt to heal and be honest about my personal history. My Struggle With Weight, Body Image and ADHD I was in college and away from home, […]