Do you have to wait until the last minute before starting a big project and then shake to get it done? Do you struggle to concentrate on zoom meetings or classes? Is it hard to find what you need in your desk mess? Do you ever feel like other people think you’re lazy even though you’re trying really hard? These are all symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), commonly referred to as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
I have treated thousands of adults and children with ADHD and despite being extremely intelligent and creative they often feel like failures. I
Extreme delays, failure to meet deadlines, and emotional behaviors are common symptoms that can hold you back. In addition, when friends, family, coworkers, or classmates are unaware of the challenges you are facing, this can make it harder for you.
Fortunately, there are creative ways to deal with ADHD symptoms that can help you move from a teenage feeling to a superstar status. You can learn to build your strengths, work more efficiently, be more productive, stay organized and communicate better with others. Change, of course, will not happen overnight. These ADHDs practice self-help strategies.
Here are seven science-supported strategies and tips I can give my patients to learn ADHD that can help make your professional and personal life more enjoyable and efficient.