ADHD Women and Productivity Shame

I’ve been thinking a lot over the past few months about ADHD women and productivity shame. What is productivity shame? Well, I didn’t come up with the name. In fact I stole it from Jocelyn K. Glei. I highly recommend her podcast called Hurry Slowly and her website. Productivity Shame Productivity Shame is not unique […]

4 Ways for ADHD Women to Have More Self-Compassion

ADHD and Self-Compassion are not often discussed together, but they can coexist. Most ADHD women actually lack self-compassion. It just isn’t top of mind in our day-to-day lives. If you would rather listen than read, here is the audio version of ADHD Women and Self-Compassion.   You get the diagnosis, and then you are pretty […]

Surviving the Emotional Tornado of ADHD

The emotional tornado of ADHD is a real thing. It has always been there but we’ve just started talking about more it in recent years. You’ve probably read about emotional dysregulation or rejection sensitive dysphoria at this point, and you might have recognized the symptoms in yourself. But what about the tornado of emotions that […]

Support for ADHD Women and Mothers

ADHD women and mothers need support and connection. And we often don’t get it. You can list your flaws and mistakes. You know have to tear yourself down. You might even be good at maintaining a sense of humor about all of it. Anyone else collect funny ADHD memes? You’ve probably joined some of the […]

ADHD Experts You Need To Know

Newly diagnosed with ADHD? Here is a list of ADHD Experts You Need To Know. 4.4% of the US adult population is living with ADHD. But less than 20% of these individuals actually seek help (source) I have been contemplating writing a guide to ADHD experts for some time. But I was having trouble deciding […]

Lets Get Real

  No really, Lets Get Real about life as a woman, business, aging, relationships and parenting. ¬†WITH ADHD. Lets get real about all of it. Because I’m forty and I just don’t care as much any more about appealing to everyone. What’s that expression? If you try to serve everyone, then you end up serving […]

I Gave My Child ADHD

  I gave my child ADHD. I also gave him wavy hair and a love of sarcasm. Maybe you also gave your child ADHD? I guarantee you also gave them some other stuff as well. A few weeks ago my son was struggling at Jujitsu. He was supposed to do a front roll and he […]

ADHD Women and Self-Compassion

ADHD Women and Self-Compassion do not just go together. At least not in a conversation. You know what I mean. ADHD women don’t talk about self-compassion the same way we talk about our struggles. But I’d argue this is a conversation we should be having. You get the diagnosis, and then you are pretty much […]

Mindfulness for ADHD Women

I admit it, I was a skeptic about ¬†mindfulness for ADHD women. Well I was a skeptic about mindfulness in general. So like any good research nerd I set out to learn more. In one 2008 study 78% of participants who practiced mindful awareness reported a reduction in their ADHD symptoms. In fact, at the […]