On paper, my career seemed perfect: I have a BS in Computer Science from the U.S. Naval Academy and a 10-year military career as a helicopter pilot. Could I have ADHD?
Working from home can be incredibly difficult at times with so many distractions (dogs, husband, chores, projects)! So to hack my ADHD I frequently use the body doubling method.
Dr. John J. Ratey’s book, “Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain”, not only taught me the basic neurology of mental health and ADHD, it completely changed the way I think about exercise. This article summarizes his explanation of how our brains get motivated.
If you’re not eating a whole foods diet full of all the right stuff, you may have a vitamin deficiency. There’s no easier way to take care of your health than to toss in a few supplements! After consulting with your doctor that is.
Hacking my ADHD required a lot of internal work. That’s because the biggest ADHD burden I was carrying was mental. Years of underachieving and self-criticism really can take a toll on your own self-worth. Not knowing why you feel so different or see things so differently can do that.
Self compassion. What is it? Why do we need it? How do…
Does managing your ADHD medicine stress you out in some way every month. I know the feeling. Here’s what’s help me.
After you’ve been diagnosed the real work begins. Not only for you, but your family as well. One can compare the journey most of us go through after diagnosis to the stages of grief.
Executive Functions are the mental abilities that we use to guide our behavior, consider our past and anticipate the future.
I have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). I have known since I was ten…