Note from René: I put out a call for guest posts a few weeks ago because I know you all have important stories to tell as well and I wanted you to have the opportunity to express it and share your wisdom with my readers. The first one to take me up on it was … Continue reading Winter Blues Got You Like . . .
Feel? Depression doesn't really involve that Depression is a beast, as we have been discussing. I think Tin man in the Wiz said it well when he asked "What would I do I'd I could feel?" We imagine that one day our emotions will thaw out and life will become wonderful again. The feeling of … Continue reading Depressed? Reconnect With Your Feelings
Unhappy . . . And ok? I'm unhappy. If you couldn't tell, go back and read the post from Monday. I am stressed to the maximum. You know what though? It is perfectly ok. See, somewhere along the lines of trying to keep a lid on this ADHD madness I think I've become scared of … Continue reading Unhappy? Don’t Panic: Five Places to Avoid
Paying the Price for Self-Sacrifice Self-sacrifice has a high cost. Unless you're from a different planet (in that case, welcome), you have seen The Hunger Games. I loved these movies, and my favorite scene is still when Katniss throws herself into the games to save her sister. When she screams "I volunteer as tribute"? That's … Continue reading Self-Sacrifice Is NOT Your Salvation!
Get Off the Ground Floor and Thrive I'll be talking about how to thrive. I will, but I gotta give you some backstory first: I was born an old soul and I'll remain one until the end. In other words I'm a little old lady at 32. I watch old people stuff and I listen … Continue reading Move On Up: You Survive, Now Thrive
So there is a little change. It's 2017! We made it! If I didn't say it already, welcome to 2017. That year we don't need to talk about is over, which is ALSO a welcome change. I'm going to kick the year off with a confession: I hate New Years resolutions. Yes, really. Honestly, truly. … Continue reading New Year’s Resolution and Unnecessary Change
Many of us struggle with ADHD and inadequacy, The grass is NOT greener on the neurotypical side. Sometimes we as ADHD folks idealize what life might be without hyperfocus, time blindness and the inability to concentrate on anything. We spend a great deal of time thinking, "if only I was 'normal,' things would be so much … Continue reading ADHD and Inadequacy: 4 Comparisons Holding You Back
Have you ever filled the trash can past its limits? The lid won't shut anymore, you can plainly see it needs to be dumped but you keep pushing and pushing to fit more in. Why? There's a myriad of reasons: Sometimes we're too busy. Sometimes we are lazy. Sometimes we are too distracted to realize … Continue reading Cut the Garbage
Do We Focus On Negativity? Humanity has a lot to say about negativity. We encourage people to "keep it real," but often the reality is that we equate "real" with negative attributes. We like to dissect and criticize those in our cipher, we call it truth, and it hurts people so we think we are … Continue reading Condemnation – Not all Truth Hurts
As always, I'm grateful you have come to listen to what I have to say. Just leaving a quick note to say if you know someone, whether you love or hate them or are just tired of their ADHD having behind, drop them the URL. If you're loving what you read, like Black Girl, Lost Keys … Continue reading Consistently Inconsistent