They Keep Telling Me I’m Not Normal

They Keep Telling Me I’m Not Normal

The hardest thing about ADHD and other Personality Disorders is that it’s ‘invisible’ to outsiders. “I’m so tired of everyone telling me that I’m not normal just because I have ADHD. Who do they think they are? God.” Jeremy said. “I’ve been like this my whole life. Of course, it’s normal. It’s normal for me….

Communicating With Some Is Difficult

Communicating With Some Is Difficult

I can hear some of you who are reading this post ask, everybody thinks differently, so what exactly do you mean? Correct, people don’t think or do anything exactly the same, unless, perhaps, identical twins. Image by Pete Linforth from Pixabay People with personality disorders do think differently: BiPolar: Obsessive Thoughts, think in the extremes…

Overcome Excessive Impulsivity

Overcome Excessive Impulsivity

Impulsivity in People With ADHD The person who displays impulsive tendencies is often reckless and impatient, not taking the necessary time to think through decisions. Some are painfully shy in social situations because they have been corrected, reprimanded and ridiculed when they did what felt normal and right to them. They often find it difficult…

Staying Focused When You Have ADHD

Staying Focused When You Have ADHD

  An article in HealthLine states people with ADHD are predominantly inattentive, meaning, they have difficulty focusing, finishing tasks, and following instructions. They are prone to distractions by anything that catches their attention. Inattentive ADHD often manifests as forgetfulness, apathy, or distractibility, and can be mistaken for anxiety or a mood disorder in adults. In…

Dealing With Someone Who Has ADHD

Dealing With Someone Who Has ADHD

What is ADHD? We often hear the term ADHD or ADD but don’t really know what it means. Think back to elementary school and the kid who just couldn’t sit still, always out of his seat, or talking over the teacher. He was always up doing something other than what he was told to do….