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 […]

Win The Day With ADHD

How to win the day (and let go of perfect) with ADHD. I’ve had ADHD since 1992. Waaaay before it was cool, and also way before most adolescent girls were being diagnosed. My son also has ADHD, as well as Aspergers. I treated my ADHD with meds throughout college, but then stopped taking them in […]

How To Overcome Perfectionism With ADHD

  Believe it or not you can overcome perfectionism with ADHD. I’ve done a startling amount of research on ADHD in women, and I’m particularly interested in how we can better manage our emotions. This started out as a review of Dr. Jane Bluestein’s book, The Perfection Deception. I had a chance to hear Dr. […]

Good Girls With ADHD

Why are we all working so hard to be good girls with ADHD? Actually scratch that. Why are we trying to be good girls at all? Don’t deny it, I have proof. I asked this question on my business Facebook page, AND in a Facebook group. You all confirmed you wanted to be a good […]

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 […]

Changing the Narrative for ADHD Women

changing the narrative for ADHD women Part 1   Changing the narrative for ADHD women is complicated. Actually, changing the stories we tell ourselves is never easy, even without the presence ADHD. Everyone has a unique set of life experiences and genetics that determines how we define ourselves. And as we age we develop a […]

Multitasking and ADHD

  Multitasking and ADHD do not mix. Actually, Multitasking doesn’t work for neurotypicals either, but I’ll explain that later. I remember when I was a kid, I would sit in math class and take these detailed notes about how to do whatever type of math we were learning. Frankly, no matter what it was it […]

ADHD Women and Personal Growth

In order to talk about ADHD women and personal growth, I actually have to make a few confessions. First, this entire website and all of the content on it was developed with the intention of building an audience. Yep- I wanted all of you to like me and follow me and potentially buy products from […]

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 […]

ADHD Women: A Study in Contrast

I have often thought that the lives of ADHD women are a study in contrast. From the outside you and I appear to conduct our lives rather haphazardly. Someone once told me having a conversation with me is a bit like talking to the Mad Hatter.I change subjects a lot. I get excited when talking […]