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My Journey to Understanding I Am Not Broken

Carlie Saphira Patrick at the beach

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 struggles, and I often need to take steps to manage them.

Some strategies that may be helpful include creating a daily routine, breaking tasks into smaller steps, using tools like timers and reminders, and seeking support from a therapist or coach. It can also be helpful to surround yourself with people who understand and support you, and to practice self-compassion and self-care.

Living with ADHD as an adult can be challenging, but it’s essential to remember that you are not broken, and your brain just works differently. With the right strategies and support, it’s possible to manage the symptoms of ADHD and live a fulfulling life.

Carlie Saphira Patrick