How to Improve Focus With ADHD Naturally
ADHD in adults
How To Improve Focus With ADHD Naturally **This post contains referral links and I may make a small commission at NO additional cost to you!** At first, I wasn’t happy about this decision. Yet again, I was struggling and wanted it to stop. A few months ago I felt the desire to increase my ADHD medication. After a long discussion with my therapist, it was decided that I needed to look into other ways to manage my symptoms. Once again, I was longing to be like others who didn’t have this mental challenge. After we discussed some of the events …
Have You Heard Of These 9 ADHD Symptoms?
ADHD in adults
Early ADHD Symptoms *This post contains referral links and I may make a small commission at no additional cost to you. My ADHD symptoms started in childhood.  In my case, my parents took me to a doctor at age 7 and I was placed on medication. However, after a few months, I was removed from the medication due to side effects.  Sadly, the issue was never addressed again despite my struggles. This was a big mistake and I suffered the price until I was in my mid- 40s.   At that point, it felt as if I was having a …
How to Retrain Your Mind – Twenty Tabs Open
ADHD in adults
Twenty Tabs Open – Billy’s Early Years ****This post contains affiliate links and I may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you! Only until I was diagnosed with adult ADHD, did I finally feel as if I wasn’t losing my mind. As my son and I grow older together, I am increasingly intrigued at how our ADHD roles have changed.  When Billy was a child and teenager, I was constantly howling at Billy ways he could focus better during homework. Noticing Billy’s computer as he studied, I was frustrated with how many tabs were open at once. …
How 300 Job Eliminations Exasperated My ADHD
ADHD in adults
A Thursday Like No Other Thursday, September 7, 2018, started out routine like any other workday.  Having attended spinning at 5:45 a.m. and then working on my blog, I headed to work. As I entered the building, it caught my eye that instead of one security guard, there were four present today. Sitting down at my desk to fire up my computer, another item caught my eye:  our division was shutting down in order to attend a mandatory company meeting at 9:00 a.m. There were also flattened boxes in stacks that weren’t normal. Employees started milling around and talking and …
One Way Noise Triggers My ADHD
ADHD in adults
One Way Noise Triggers My ADHD I had an extremely frustrating afternoon at work recently.   My employer has cubicle walls for us (thank heavens!!) there are days that are more challenging than others.   My employer has provided me with a double headset to cut down on on the noise.  However, some days the excessive noise is a trigger for my ADHD.  Working with people is almost like living with someone.  There is give and take and we have to take the good with the bad. Why Noise Triggers My ADHD Working in a call center, it is a given there …
Internal Battles Of My ADHD Brain
ADHD in adults
Internal Battles of My ADHD Brain Working in an office leaves me mentally exhausted by the end of the day.  Being wrongfully terminated from a job of sixteen years still has its scars.   With each friendly suggestion made, each mistake I make or with each “out of the box” idea suggested, leaves me wondering what others think of me.  Having been this way since childhood doesn’t make it easier.  In fact, when a life event happens, this ramps things up a notch.  The emotional battles of my ADHD brain get worse and I have had to learn new coping mechanisms …