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Actually Get a Good Night’s Sleep

October 26th, 2009 Comments off

A good night’s sleep is fundamental to a productive day, but that doesn’t mean that it’s easy to get. Try these strategies to do better with this important topic.

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Create a Lifestyle You Can Live With

October 19th, 2009 Comments off

Everyone functions best when they have a balanced lifestyle, but untreated ADHD makes that really hard to pull off. Fortunately, the more you get on top of your ADHD, the easier it becomes.

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The Value of a Good Apology

October 12th, 2009 Comments off

Since everyone blows it sometimes, we could all benefit from knowing how to give a really good apology. It may not change what happened, but it can change how the other person feels about it.

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Expectation Management: Promise Only What You Can Deliver

October 5th, 2009 Comments off

Given that ADHD behaviors are so often misunderstood, your relationships will be more satisfying and less stressful if you actively manage what others should and shouldn’t expect from you.

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ADHD and the Evolving Personality

September 28th, 2009 Comments off

As with many things, growing up with ADHD can influence how your personality develops because it tends to make some situations more likely and other situations less likely. This is also affected by when you were diagnosed and whether you were treated.

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To Tell or Not to Tell?

September 21st, 2009 Comments off

There are no absolute rules about whether you should tell someone about your ADHD, but there are some issues you should consider when making your decision.

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Knowing Is Easy; Doing Is Hard

September 14th, 2009 Comments off

Most people with ADHD tend to know what they’re supposed to do and how to do it, but have a tough time making it happen consistently. We’ll discuss why.

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Adversity Makes You Stronger (Hopefully)

September 7th, 2009 Comments off

Adversity takes many forms. If ADHD is one of your struggles, then perhaps you can learn some important life lessons from it.

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Build Healthy Self-Esteem

August 31st, 2009 Comments off

Strong self-esteem comes from what we do and what we make of those experiences. Solid self-esteem comes from doing better as well as learning to accept certain weaknesses and setbacks.

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Is ADHD a Gift?

August 24th, 2009 Comments off

Some people claim that ADHD also has positive qualities. I don’t doubt that people with ADHD have all sorts of positive qualities, but I wouldn’t say that those strengths come from their ADHD. Fortunately, you don’t have to attribute them to your ADHD in order to feel good about yourself.

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