Why is my cycle affecting the effectiveness of my medication? Well, I am no scientist and I’m not even very scientifically minded so I have scoured the internet looking for the most straight-forward explanation. This article is an accumulation of what I have found.
There’s a wealth of information on ADHD available today, but between social media and the internet it can feel like the wild, wild West. The most up-to-date and accurate scientific studies and hypotheses provide indisputable facts to break down stereotypes, develop self-awareness and support education for adult self-advocacy.
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.
Executive Functions are the mental abilities that we use to guide our behavior, consider our past and anticipate the future.
This article will be about cognitive distortions, or traps and how they can influence your thinking. These are NOT unique to ADHD yet I find I’ve been guilty of all of them at times. We’re only human after all.