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Double Trouble: Navigating Life As A Gifted Kid With ADHD

I make jokes all the time about how being an adult is a scam. It’s funny how we long for the day when we become the masters of our own destinies only to discover that being the master of your own destiny is NOT as fun as it looks from the outside. Being a grownup…

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5 Valuable Tips To Work From Home And Focus

These tips to work from home are things that I have personally tested. In 2017, I started a virtual assistant business and walked away from going into the office forever. Working from home is a whole new world for some of us. A world with our favorite coffee. A world with fewer pants. One where…

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Netflix Party Chrome Extension: The Tool To OBLITERATE Your Boredom

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Netflix Party isn’t something I knew about before today but as soon as I heard about it, I HAD to come to tell you all. And by heard about it, I mean Courtney, my friend who runs World in Four Days , told me about it because she ALWAYS keeps me in the know. You…

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Mental Health and Love: 5 Fantastic Ways To Make Your Bond Stronger

When it comes to mental health and love relationships, we have to be mindful that our relationships can require a little more TLC. Mental health challenges like depression, anxiety, PTSD and ADHD can impact your relationship through symptoms like irritability, forgetfulness, frustration and more. Regardless, love and mental health maintenance can happen side by side.…

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What You Need To Overcome Shame with ADHD

How shame with ADHD begins A life with untreated ADHD is a life with many inconsistencies. With those inconsistencies in mind, shame with ADHD soon follows. 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,…

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5 Ways ADHD Relationships are Remarkable

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…

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Taking ADHD Medication Is A Complex Process

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. ADHD medication is NOT so easy to acquire…

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My New Year’s Resolution Is To Say No

Impulsivity has led me to say yes when I should be saying no. I hate disappointing people, but I have got to learn to say no. That's my resolution for the year. Let me tell you why it should be yours, too. | Black Girl, Lost Keys.

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…

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ADHD and Weight Loss: Why The Bulge Won’t Budge

There is a link between ADHD and Obesity and you are not the only person struggling with it. Read on to find out what puts you at a higher risk for obesity, and how you can begin working the weight off. This isn't an easy, but you got this! | Black Girl, Lost Keys.

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…

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Changing My Perspective on Time Management Once and For All

ADHD and time management is a problem for many who suffer from the disorder. You CAN learn how to manage your time, you just have to learn to think differently about it. Here's how I did it!

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…

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