Identity

Our identities are complex and made up of many different facets of our lives. It’s an incredibly broad topic, talking about our identities. I just want to focus on how ADHD plays into identity. How it impacts it, plays a part, influences it- to whatever degree it is a factor, let’s talk about it. This … Continue reading Identity

Getting a Diagnosis

The journey of getting a diagnosis is different for everyone. Some people were diagnosed as kids. Some people don’t get diagnosed until later in life. A diagnosis could come easily, or after years of doctors not figuring out your diagnosis. Getting a diagnosis is met with a lot of different feelings, and all those feelings … Continue reading Getting a Diagnosis

Don’t Take It Personally

This is a hard concept to live by. It’s something way easier said than done, and much harder to remember the moments we need it. If you have Rejection Sensitivity, this is exceptionally hard- or at times even impossible feeling- to accomplish. How much power are you giving to others when you take their words … Continue reading Don’t Take It Personally

Focus on the Positives

There’s a lot of negative assumptions out there about ADHD/ADD. I think people get bogged down on the fact that it’s a lifelong condition, can require drugs, has a name that’s so long that it’s abbreviated, and is misunderstood. We can get so focused or down on ourselves about what problems getting an ADHD Diagnosis … Continue reading Focus on the Positives