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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 Symptoms In Adults Aren’t Character Flaws

ADHD symptoms in adults are often classified as negative personality traits. Let's examine those, and put the naysayers in their place.

ADHD Symptoms in adults aren’t usually detectable until you get to know the person. That’s because they’re a little harder to spot for the adults than they are in children. Don’t believe for a second that the symptoms aren’t there, bubbling below the surface. As we grow older and mature, we learn how to disguise…

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Coping With The Holidays Makes For High Stress

Coping with the holidays is requires so much organization, time management, and emotional control. Try these tips to deck the halls in peace!

Having to remember stuff. Organization and shit. People to disappoint by forgetting stuff. Just the thought of it sends my anxiety through the roof! Pass the eggnog; no, just pass the rum. The whole bottle.

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How To Make Peace With Planning And Reduce Procrastination

Procrastination is easy when we don't know what we should be doing. We'll need a plan. ADHD makes planning difficult, but learning this skill is critical.

Procrastination sucks. Dealing with procrastination is like navigating a funhouse, full of mirrors, floors that spin, and other obstacles. Living with ADHD isn’t so bad, all things considered. . . that is until I do something that requires focus and/or attention. I’m a time blind girl, living in a world that feeds on time like…

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The Ultimate ADHD Guide – 10 Steps To Master Your ADHD

I fell in love a few years ago with the show Orange Is the New Black. Yes, I promise this is going somewhere, stick with me. One of the funniest moments in that show is when the main character Piper purchases a book to tell her what to expect when she goes to prison. She…

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Procrastination Has No Power Against These Tips

This procrastination post has affiliate links in it that help me fund blogging about procrastination. If you purchase something, I will NOT procrastinate on using those funds to keep the content coming. It is a riveting night at the house of Brooks, aka the Palace of Procrastination. There is doo-wop, knitting needles, new crochet projects…

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ADHD Medication: 3 Counters for the Controversy

Where do I stand in the ADHD medication debate? You can have my ADHD medication when you pry it from my cold, dead, still-protesting fingers. Medication has helped me manage my ADHD like never before, and it can help you too. Here's some info to give the naysayers.

Controversy: ADHD medication, is it necessary? ADHD medication will always be controversial. People like to make simple topics controversial. I like a little controversy myself. As many of you know, my favorite musician was/is/will likely always be Prince. He was a fan of the controversy too. Not only was he a fan, he even wrote…

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Have you Tried Isochronic Tones for Sleeping?

Using binaural and isochronic tones for sleeping have become a hot trend in the mental health world. Can they help you? Find out in five steps.

Binaural and isochronic tones for sleeping have become a hot trend in the mental health world over the past few years. If you haven’t heard of them, that’s ok. They are frequencies that play in your ears to alter your brain waves and produce a certain result (concentration, relaxation, pain relief). Before you get skeptical,…

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Pinterest Fails: ADHD

Pinterest as therapy? Why not? It’s late and we are all tired. Americans have had an emotional week. We said goodbye and we said hello. I don’t know what the next four years will bring but I do know this: we can’t lose our sense of humor. I need a good laugh. You probably need…

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