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Choose to Grow

ADHD & Marriage Weekly Tip - March 22, 2017 Quote of the Week “You can let life’s inevitable torments cut you down – or you can use them to grow.” - Elizabeth Gilbert Choose to Grow I was talking with a therapist one time about the pain...Show More Summary

Words of Encouragement from a Man with ADHD

Submitted by MelissaOrlov on 03/16/2017. ADHD Marriage: Diagnosis and Treatment of ADHD I am a 72-year old retired professor of International Relations and Middle East Politics, with life-long experience dealing with my ADHD.  In my case this involves highly inconsistent memory, impulsivity and a restless mind bouncing from topic to topic. Show More Summary

Look Inside Yourself

ADHD & Marriage Weekly Tip - March 15, 2017 Quote of the Week “One thing to watch out for is the belief that your transformation will bring you external validation, fame, or love. Placing our ability to feel worthy or loved outside ourselves...Show More Summary

Household chaos makes bringing up children with ADHD more difficult

Researchers often observe inadequate parenting, a negative emotional climate and household chaos in families of children with ADHD. A research group has now explored how these factors interrelate. The result is astounding.

The Best Type of Schedule and Structure for ADHD

What's the best type of Schedule and Structure for adults with ADD / ADHD? Unfortunately, there's not a one size fits all approach when comes to Schedules and Structure when you have ADD / ADHD....

Harnessing ADHD for business success

The symptoms of ADHD foster important traits associated with entrepreneurship. That conclusion was reached in a study conducted by an international team of economists, who found that entrepreneurs with ADHD embrace new experiences and demonstrate passion and persistence. Show More Summary

ADHD and Tapping - Emotional Freedom Technique

Are you stressed out? Join the the club! I just recently heard that we are the most stressed out in the United States than we've been in any other point in time. That's the general...

Tolerance

ADHD & Marriage Weekly Tip - March 1, 2017 Quote of the Week “One of the greatest predictors of happiness is something we are in very short supply of these days – tolerance.” - Extreme explorer and photographer, Cory Richards (aboutShow More Summary

Motivation, Willpower and Mood

It's been a great few weeks on ADHD Support Talk Radio. I was joined by 3 awesome ADHD guest Experts and we had 3 shows with interesting and helpful topics. If you haven't listened yet...

No, ADHD is Not Fake!

Submitted by MelissaOrlov on 02/23/2017. ADHD Marriage: Start here Diagnosis and Treatment of ADHD Recently a poster suggested that ADHD is not real - and that those who have ADHD only exhibit the symptoms because they think they have ADHD - in other words, they convince themselves into having ADHD. Show More Summary

Love and Presence

ADHD & Marriage Weekly Tip - February 22, 2017 Quote of the Week “What I mean by love is the capacity of a person to be fully present with another person or a situation or an environment.” - Subagh Singh Khalsa Love and Presence A couple...Show More Summary

The 3 Eternal Truths About ADHD

Recently diagnosed with ADHD? I want to offer three ‘truths’ you should know. Had I been told these things 15 years ago, when I was first diagnosed, I would have avoided a lot of upset and frustration. And I’m big on avoiding upset and frustration.

Rituals

ADHD & Marriage Weekly Tip - February 16, 2017 Quote of the Week “Habits and rituals create a shared sense of closeness and identity, an oasis of “we” in the desert of “so much to do.” - Clinical psychologist Cheryl Fraser Rituals IShow More Summary

THE MOMENT I REALIZED ADULT ADHD IS REAL

By Ava Green (Yes, I’m Rick’s wife) I didn’t always believe that adult ADHD is real. That might surprise you. Especially since I’ve had a hand in almost everything TotallyADD...

Accept Them. Support Them. Have Their Backs.

You understand that your spouse's or child's ADHD symptoms are not the result of laziness or defiance. But, still, they are sometimes tough to live with. Here, ADHD expert Russell Barkley, Ph.D., explains how to replace criticism with compassion.

The Case for (Working, Maturing) Gap Years

Not every teen is ready for fly the coup. Many could benefit from a few more years of transition into adulthood. Here's how to nurture and instill independence in your teen — without helicoptering or overwhelming her.

When Suddenly It's All Worthwhile

During the tumultuous teen years, not many parents feel appreciated by their moody kids. For this mom, a few unprompted words (and a hug) from her daughter was proof enough that she was doing parenting right.

Writing My Way to a Happier Me

My diary serves as my therapist, my coach, and my best friend, all rolled into one. Here's why I started journal writing — and how I keep the habit going.

The Teens' Guide to Making Meds Work

If you are a recent or forthcoming high-school graduate, you are mature enough to begin managing your own ADHD medication. This treatment to-do list will help keep you on track in college and beyond.

Gifts We Should Totally Invent

These fun gift ideas aren't real — yet. But if they were, they would help those of us with ADHD manage our moods, our relationships, and our chaotically cluttered houses. We can dream, can't we?

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