Do you need an ADHD diagnosis?

I’ve been getting variations of this, “do you need an ADHD diagnosis?” question so it’s time to stop avoiding and actually write down my thoughts. ADHD is just one part of what makes you, you. It is not an identity. So I usually avoid answering this question because my opinion isn’t relevant to your life. […]

Building a Happier Life with ADHD

You might feel like the idea of a building happier life with ADHD seems out of reach. Sorta like the size four jeans I wore in high school. The word happy is misunderstood in our culture. We think we should feel good all the time and never have any negative emotions or discomfort. I’m skeptical […]

Changing the Narrative for ADHD Women

Changing the narrative for ADHD women Part 2   I introduced some of the concepts around changing the narrative for ADHD women in part one of this series. You may want to go back and re-read that before you start this one. Many of the suggestions here are based on A Radical Guide for ADHD […]

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 […]