Are You A Dreamer Or A Doer?

“Remember your dreams and fight for them. You must know what you want from life. There is just one thing that makes your dream become impossible: the fear of failure.”    -Paulo Coelho For nearly three years I have dreamed of creating a community for women and mothers with ADHD. In one of the several […]

What I Learned About ADHD in 2017

When I was diagnosed in 1991, ADHD was a relatively new phenomenon. My mother was a speech pathologist, so she had some knowledge of ADHD. But all of her experience centered around little boys. My younger brother was extremely impulsive and physically hyperactive, so my mother began to suspect that he needed an evaluation. When […]

Learning To Meditate With ADHD

Self-regulation and paying attention are two of the biggest challenges for adults living with ADHD. SOURCE Quite a while ago I wrote my first article on mindfulness with ADHD.  Since that time I have done even more reading and thinking about the topic. Self-regulation is part of the executive function system. Executive functions will be […]

Creating A Personal ADHD Mantra

“your mantra is based on personal experience, and holds power as an individual and unique expression of what you most desire. Whether it be aimed at manifesting security, deep connection, pervasive self-confidence, or release from suffering, the only requirement of mantra is that it is authentic.”  Via Oprah.com People with ADHD are not, as a […]

Guest Post: ADHD Fighter

* This is a guest post by one of my beautiful community members. She is a fighter!*   Some people picture ADHD as someone who can’t sit still, is prone to violent outbursts, and is always in “go” mode, but that’s not always true. ADD looks different for every single person, and is VERY different […]