The ABC of ADHD

The ABC of ADHD

It was one of those ordinary days in the Antiques Catalogue department, with the sunlight streaming through the back window, the gentle buzz of human beings beavering away in the background and Marion, an Auction Cataloger, mindlessly staring at a red robin perched on...

ADHD and Listening with Focus

ADHD and Listening with Focus

Sally walked into the living room as she does every day, said hi to her husband, Peter, sitting on the couch, and she asked him about his day. As he turned to answer her, she started thinking about dinner. Suddenly Sally became aware she was in the kitchen mindlessly...

The ADHD Book Shelf

The ADHD Book Shelf

The ADHD Bookshelf - Which book should I read first? I used to be an avid reader. In fact, it’s not an exaggeration to say that my entire childhood was spent with my head in a book.  I found the adventures of book characters far more exciting than the dull existence...

What is Normal?

What is Normal?

Were you ever told you were quirky, an oddball, or that you weren’t normal?

Why planning & preparation is key for a successful ADHD diet

Why planning & preparation is key for a successful ADHD diet

For the majority of people, cooking dinner exists on a spectrum from chore to pure joy depending on what you find fun. Not so for the ADHD brain where, in a flash, chopping turns to chaos and mixing erupts into mayhem. Which makes implementing a diet a challenge of...

5 tips to beat the procrastination monster

5 tips to beat the procrastination monster

Bitesize chunks Feelings of overwhelm or not knowing where to start generally trigger procrastination. The first thing to do is to break the task down into very small steps. Very small. If you don’t know where to start, the steps aren’t small enough. Adrenaline junkie...