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Smiles Work Wonders

ADHD & Marriage News - June 22, 2017 Quote of the Week “Pain is mandatory for all of us.  It’s what teaches us.  Suffering is what’s optional.  That’s what happens when we try to skip over the pain.” - Fortune cookie Smiles Work Wonders What...Show More Summary

ADHD & Overwhelm: Taming the Chaos

By Rick Green We are preparing to launch a new streamlined, cleaner version of We’re doing this while still running the current site, which is already a full-time job for two of us (and a part-time job for several others) which includes creating videos, blogging, sending out newsletters, Friday Funnies, booking live and online […]

You’re Invited to Succeed! [ADHD Telesummit Free Registration]

“Don’t wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident, and more and more successful.” ~ Mark Victor Hansen     Are you ready to start feeling more confident and more successful? No more […]

Why Isn't My Non-ADHD Partner Supportive of My ADHD Therapy?

Submitted by MelissaOrlov on 06/19/2017. Melissa's Favorite Posts Anger, Frustration & ADHD Not long ago I got a note from a woman with ADHD who asked this question:  How do I respond when my husband rejects my revelations about myself as I'm going through therapy?  It's a question I hear in multiple variations with some regularity. Show More Summary

ADHD Information Overload? Some things you need to know…

By Rick Green When I learned I had ADHD Google was a novelty, websites were primitive, Youtube and Facebook didn’t exist, and dinosaurs ruled the earth. (Not sure about that last one.) So I learned about adult ADHD by reading books… (Okay, skimming books.) I was overwhelmed at how much there was to learn. New […]

It’s Mandatory

ADHD & Marriage News - June 14, 2017 Quote of the Week “Pain is mandatory for all of us.  It’s what teaches us.  Suffering is what’s optional.  That’s what happens when we try to skip over the pain.” - Glennon Doyle It’s Mandatory Pain...Show More Summary

We Get to Define Ourselves

ADHD & Marriage News - June 8, 2017 Quote of the Week “I’m not the next Usain Bolt or Michael Phelps.  I’m the first Simone Biles.” - Olympic gymnast, Simone Biles We Get to Define Ourselves Labels are handy and we use them all the time...Show More Summary

From Clutter To Coach, One Woman’s Journey

By Candace Taylor, Woman Under Clutter "Why does our house look like this?" That was the question tossed at me one day by my then eight year old son, upon returning from a play date at a friend’s immaculate and organized home. He walked...Show More Summary

Help! My House Looks Like a Hurricane Went Through!

Submitted by MelissaOrlov on 06/05/2017. Conflicts Around Household Tasks Organization ADHD and 'mess' go hand in hand for many (though not all).  Thing pile up; ADHD partners don't seem to notice mess; and they often like to acquire but hate to throw out. This can cause issues in the partnership. Show More Summary


ADHD & Marriage News - May 31, 2017 Quote of the Week “Nothing hurts like nothing at all When imagination takes full control…" - Death Cab for Cutie Imagination Transparency.  It’s critical when you are rebuilding a relationship, particularly...Show More Summary

3 Steps to Start Managing ADHD

Submitted by MelissaOrlov on 05/30/2017. Start here Diagnosis and Treatment of ADHD Resources People who are just starting to learn about ADHD often contact me to ask 'how should I proceed?'  Here are my suggestions for how to get going. Show More Summary

Athletes with ADHD more likely to choose team sports, could increase injury risk, study finds

Athletes with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to compete in team contact sports than individual sports, which could increase their risk of injury, suggests a new study.

ADHD medication associated with reduced risk for motor vehicle crashes

In a study of more than 2.3 million patients in the United States with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), rates of motor vehicle crashes (MVCs) were lower when they had received their medication, according to a new article.

Exposure to racism harms children's health

New research illustrates the unhealthy effects racism can have on children, with reported exposure to discrimination tied to higher rates of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), anxiety and depression, as well as decreased general health.

Your Power

ADHD & Marriage News - MAY 24, 2017 Quote of the Week “Power is not taken at all.  It’s given to individuals by others, including their partners, children, coworkers, social groups, and communicates, because they’ve served the interests...Show More Summary

Getting Out of the (ADHD) Organizational Muddle

Submitted by MelissaOrlov on 05/23/2017. In January, I wrote about bullet journals as a way to capture many details, and stay on top of projects.  That system is particularly good at capturing a ton of little details, so you don't lose them, and so you don't have to respond immediately. Show More Summary

Thank you - let's celebrate!

ADHD & Marriage News - May 17, 2017 Quote of the Week “Thank you - let's celebrate!” - Melissa Orlov It’s Mandatory I'm Celebrating You Mid 2017 marks the 10th anniversary of my website,  As I was thinking about...Show More Summary

Starved Stuffed and Restless: The relation between ADHD and the disregulation of eating.

By Dr. John Fleming, C.Psych. Introduction by Rick Green: “Dr. Fleming is a psychologist in private practice with more than 30 years of experience in the treatment of eating issues, including obesity.   John has been providing assessment and treatment for individuals with ADHD for 19 years, and one of those adults was me.  He’s […]

Going on the Defensive, Making Excuses and Denying Fault During a Fight

Submitted by Katie in ADHDland on 05/16/2017. Communication Tips with ADHD Let me start by saying that I have ADHD, and my husband does not. This fact in itself has been the underlying cause of nearly every one of our arguments and is...Show More Summary

Free Time Management Webinar

ADHD & Punctuality: Even You can Learn to be On-Time Date: Tuesday, May 16, 2017 Time: 9:00 to 10:00 pm EDT (New York Time) Instructor: Lynne Edris Your struggle with punctuality impacts every area of your life, and you’ve probably figured out by now that simple approaches like setting your clocks ahead and vowing to […]

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