Tidying Up is the latest series from Netflix featuring Marie Kondo, creator of the Konmari Method and author of The Life-Changing Magic Of Tidying Up. In the first episode of the series, we meet a young couple who is in need of help. They discuss the anxiety and irritation they feel with each other. This … Continue reading Konmari Method: Does Tidying Up Spark Joy?
A life with untreated ADHD is a life with many inconsistencies. We are more likely to have bad credit, wrecked marriages, messy houses, and ruined careers. We have difficulty showing up on time, following through when we say we will, and being prepared. This is a burden not just on ourselves but on the people … Continue reading Overcoming Feelings Of Shame With ADHD
Self-care ideas are always needed, probably because we are so reluctant to take care of ourselves. Self-care or self-destruct, there is no other option. You might notice I haven't been around for a little while. There's a reason for that. . . if by "reason" you'd determine that I have worked myself into the ground and while doing … Continue reading 17 Self Care Gifts That Cost $20 (Or Less!)
Valentine’s day is fast approaching, and that has me thinking about love and ADHD relationships. I think about love a lot, especially after enduring a divorce. I spent a lot of time after that divorce wondering if love was something I would ever find again. After all, it isn’t easy to be in love when … Continue reading 5 Ways ADHD Relationships are Remarkable
Taking ADHD medication is helpful to the condition, but sometimes getting the prescription feels like an uphill battle. Fighting mental illness can be a little maddening sometimes. We're getting to be pretty good friends, so I'm going to tell you about my HUGE fail the other day. Medication Fail If you didn't know this already, taking … Continue reading Taking ADHD Medication Is A Complex Process
My New Year’s Resolution Is To Say NO This post contains affiliate links to products that I think you won't want to say no to. 🙂 OK, I’m not a big fan of New Year’s Resolutions. I don’t have a problem with self-improvement in any way, but it should come naturally. I don’t need the … Continue reading My New Year’s Resolution Is To Say No
Society as a whole is hard on women. How women deal with ADHD is a lot different than how men and boys do. While men are encouraged to be themselves, we are often encouraged to conform, to color within the lines and to do so quietly. Somebody needs to call Cyndi Lauper: lots of girls … Continue reading The Girls Are NOT having Fun: Women Deal With ADHD Differently
Chubby. Plus-Sized. Big Girl. Big Boned. I could fill a book with all of the descriptors that I have heard to describe a woman with some extra weight. Of all of the things I have discovered about weight loss, the link between ADHD and obesity was one of my favorites ( another was the percentage … Continue reading ADHD and Obesity: Why The Weight Won’t GO!
ADHD and time management has been a serious challenge for me. My life has been in upheaval for the past five or six years. See, in that time I've had two nervous breakdowns changed jobs four times got married got divorced got diagnosed changed diagnoses and yeah, it has been a lot. Learning how to … Continue reading ADHD and Time: Getting Over CPT
This ADHD therapy post contains affiliate links, none of which will cause you to need more therapy. Part of managing ADHD is getting ADHD therapy, and you gotta go hustle a good therapist up.If you have ADHD, that means you more than likely have spent some time on somebody’s couch or office. Getting an official … Continue reading Finding The Right Professional For ADHD Therapy