It takes mental energy to resist distractions and leaves us with less willpower for other tasks. By cutting out these distractions and temptations, you’ll have more energy to persist with what you need to get done.
Sometimes getting on top of your ADHD means working on several things at once, such as medication, getting enough sleep, getting organized, etc. The more of these pieces you address, the more likely you are to build some good momentum.
Why do we do all those things that are bad for us, that get us into trouble, or that we just shouldn’t do?
Jen and I discuss executive functions as a preview of my presentation for the Virtual ADHD Conference.
Change takes time, but it does happen if you work at it. Be willing to let it take some time.
We all tell ourselves little lies because they make us feel better in the moment. Let’s talk about feeling better in the long run.
ADHD makes it harder to stay on top of the million little details of daily life. Fortunately, treatment and good strategies can improve your batting average which will improve your performance and outlook on life.
Because ADHD interferes with your ability to follow through on intentions, it limits your free will. Treating your ADHD gives you more options and better enables you to do what you intend to do.
ADHD makes your life harder and gives you more things to be down about. But don’t despair, it does get better.