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. [buzzsprout episode=’3818225′ player=’true’]   You get the diagnosis, and then […]

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 […]

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 […]

Using Self-Talk For Better Emotional Management

Self-talk is essential for better emotional management with ADHD. Self-talk is also one of the most overlooked, and underappreciated tools we have to scaffold our executive function deficits. Basically, your brain needs a little more dopamine, and you need the dopamine to travel across the neurons more efficiently. Without proper suffusion of dopamine we are […]

Stop Making Excuses About ADHD

In this episode of the See in ADHD Podcast I go more in-depth about why we need to stop making excuses about ADHD. And also, why we need to stop using ADHD as an excuse. See the ADHD is not an excuse companion post here. Highlights include: Refusing to acknowledge or treat ADHD does not […]

Your Top 5 ADHD Questions Answered

I get emails. Lots and lots of emails. Every day. Mostly from women, but I do get some from men as well. Almost every one of these emails contains a question about ADHD. Some ask several questions because the information they seek is not always easy to find. I love researching and answering, but unfortunately, […]

My ADHD Story

  It seems like everyone I meet was diagnosed with ADHD as an adult. I was actually diagnosed in the 90’s.  So I’ve had knowledge of my diagnosis for a long time. But I didn’t always acknowledge that I had ADHD.  In fact, I only really accepted it after looking back at my personal history […]

What Is ADHD Like?

I get this question all the time. “What is ADHD like?” Or phrased differently, “What does it feel like to have ADHD?” It’s very hard to describe to someone who has never lived this way. The easiest way for me to explain it is to come up with a metaphor. ADHD is like holding 100 […]