Adolescence & Adult ADD

What are some symptoms of ADD? 

Do you… 

  • Frequently forget where you put things? 
  • Have difficulty completing specific jobs, tasks, or goals? 
  • Find yourself jumping from thing to thing or topic to topic without finishing the thoughts or the needed communication to be effective? 
  • Struggle with focus and concentration? 
  • Often “do without thinking” and feel misunderstood by others? 
  • Are you easily distracted by external stimuli? 
  • Are you often overwhelmed by disorganization and not living up to your potential?What can I do about it?
    Some ways to improve attention: 
  • Find ways to effectively combat boredom. 
  • Reward success in tangible ways. 
  • Develop “sign posts” to clearly identify an effective way to focus and complete a task. 
  • Prioritize what is most important and develop a plan to simplify how to get things started and completed. 
  • Stop beating yourself up and thinking you are dumb. 
  • Consider therapy and the possibility of medication to help you in the process of
    overcoming distraction, hyperactivity or impulsivity. 
  • Read Healing ADD by Dr. Daniel Amen and Adult AD/HD by Dr. Michele Novotini, Ph.D & Dr. ThomasWhiteman, Ph.D

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