Your Guide To Executive Functions: Action

Executive Functions: Action   Executive functions are not easy to define. But symptoms are easier to spot. The most commonly reported symptom of ADHD in both adults and children is impulsivity. Acting and speaking impulsively can cause some problems in your life. The older you get, the more the world expects you to self-regulate. In the […]

How Poor Executive Function Shows Up In Your Life

  Poor executive function will show up in your life, there is no way around that. Living with ADHD is all about self-regulation. Or lack thereof. In the book Taking Charge of Adult ADHD, Russel Barkley explains: “Executive functions are the specific self-directed actions that we use to control ourselves…Scientists label them differently, but executive […]

Can Untreated ADHD Shorten Your Life?

  If you follow me on Instagram then you know that I attended the Annual International Conference on ADHD a couple weeks ago. I love this event. The speakers are interesting, people are friendly, and you really get a sense of community. Next year the conference will be in Philadelphia and I would love to […]