Your Guide To Emotional Management With ADHD

    Emotional management is not something you are born with. And people with ADHD often feel emotions more intensely than others. Source Up until the age of about three, we are completely dependent on our parents to regulate for us. Development of self-regulation skills continues throughout our childhood and into our early 20’s. But […]

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 […]

7 Tips For Surviving Thanksgiving

  Are you stressed out, over stimulated and irritable for the yearly Turkey Fest? Turkey day always makes me a little nutty. Actually, the whole Holiday Season makes me nuts. I’m not sure what sets me off. I think it has something to do with my introverted personality and having to see friends and family […]

Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria Sucks

This guest post was done by the lovely Danielle, from The Spicy Therapist. I have written about RSD before, but this article blew me away! Consider this your new epic guide to Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria! ————————————————————————– Are you a “people pleaser”? Does failure terrify you? Does “letting down” a loved one send you into an […]

ADHD And Anxiety: 5 Things You Need To Know

ADHD and anxiety seem to travel together. For many of us, it gets worse as we age and the expectations placed on us increase. According to the National Institutes of Health, 19% of the US adult population is living with a diagnosable anxiety disorder. (source) https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/statistics/any-anxiety-disorder.shtml Within the ADHD population, 70% of us are living […]

What I Learned About Binge Eating And ADHD

I used to be a binge eater. Maybe I still am? I’ve always had issues with food. But during my sophomore year in college I had some personal stuff going on that pushed me over the edge and into more of an addiction state. My roommate had failed out of school, so I was alone […]