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Struggles with Connection

I was diagnosed young so I grew up knowing I had ADHD but it didn’t help me it just gave me the cause of some behaviors. I am terrified of people knowing when im on my medication or not because im scared of them liking me more when im on it i sometimes wish i … Read more

ADHD and Entrepreneurship

ADHD affects people differently. Some thrive with structured jobs while others, like me, prefer entrepreneurial freedom. If you’re an entrepreneur with ADHD or aspire to be, consider these strategies I’ve found helpful: Morning Tasks: Setting early tasks gets me out of bed and kickstarts my day. Assertiveness: People might assume your schedule is flexible. Learn … Read more

My Life Through a New Lens

I discovered my ADHD after my son was diagnosed. I saw so much of myself in the information I was reading, and I began looking back on my life from a new perspective. The perfectionism and pressure I put on myself to be a high achiever, while always struggling with organization, procrastination, and motivation. Being … Read more

Transforming Life Through Sleep

Passionate about sleep, I faced challenges resting at night. As a child, I’d lie awake, consumed by profound thoughts—be it the physics of drilling through Earth or paralleling Saint Thomas Aquinas’ philosophical proofs, despite never reading his works. My nighttime ponderings might be attributed to ADHD or early exposure to mature challenges, like my parents’ … Read more

Discovering ADHD

I’m 42 years old female, a mother of 2. Last year I was diagnosed with adult ADHD. I burned-out at my new work place and also a mess at home. Long story short, a good friend that studied Psychology that had known me for many years, informed me that all my symptoms sounds like ADHD. … Read more

My Galaxy Brain’s Destiny

ADHD has shaped my life and has helped me build a successful business. Way back in 2012, I woke up one morning bored; I was bored of my office job and frustrated by the lack of control I had over my own life. That afternoon – irritated and yet strangely enthused – I set up … Read more

My Gift of Silence

I’ve been diagnosed with ADHD combined for just over a year. I’m nearly 32 years old and, admittedly, it’s difficult for me to socialise and communicate with people, even my family. If I need to reach out and talk about something important, then I like to write a letter to someone. It’s easier for me … Read more

Fear of talking especially groups

I have really bad ADHD and in my family my brothers were smart and bullish, when I talked And screwed it up. They would cut ME OFF and I would screw up more and developed a fear of talking especially in groups. I wasn’t aware that my adhd was such a big problem until I … Read more

My Journey to Understanding I Am Not Broken

ADHD in adulthood brings many challenges. My obsessive nature and tendency to procrastinate can make it difficult to manage my time effectively. Additionally, regulating my emotions and focusing on tasks can be a struggle. I find that talking through my problems and thoughts helps me to process them better. Stress and anxiety are also frequent … Read more

My life has been re-invigorated

I have found that being honest about my ADHD has been the most freeing and positive part of being diagnosed. Prior to being diagnosed (at 30 years old), I was told I shouldn’t self-diagnose, and to trust that the medical professionals know better than I do. My belief in myself, and my self advocacy has … Read more