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….

Manipulate a Conversation By Not Listening

Manipulate a Conversation By Not Listening

Hearing vs. Listening Many people, men more than women, but women too, don’t listen to what’s being said. They might be able to tell you the words that were said for a few seconds, maybe a couple of minutes, but they definitely couldn’t tell you the meaning. I know one woman who got tired of…

How To Stop Effective Communication

How To Stop Effective Communication

Communication is a process by which information is exchanged between individuals through a common system of symbols, signs, or behavior. It can be either a verbal or written message. Merriam-Webster There are certain things we do that stop all effective communication. Saying Nothing – Silence One of the best ways to stop all communication is…

Communication When Working Freelance

Communication When Working Freelance

In working freelance for a little over a year, I discovered that working freelance with an employee mindset does not work well. Communication problems develop that don’t occur in the normal employee/employer setting. Yes, freelancers are hired to do a job, similar to that of an employee, but different communication problems occur. Communications First, let’s…

How I Learned to Be the Boss

How I Learned to Be the Boss

Freelance Job #1  After a forced retirement from an illness that involved multiple surgeries, I decided to go back to work. The Freelance market was like a neon sign flashing in my eyes, “Work Here”, “Work Here.” I gave it a try. With my years of experience, I landed an interview, I think, the second…

How It Feels Outside of Time

How It Feels Outside of Time

Falling Up Something grabbed the back of my shirt and pulled me straight up through the building at lightning speed. I could feel the speed, like the diving sensation of a roller coaster. Except, instead of falling down, I was falling up. Then, I stopped, not an abrupt stop. I didn’t feel any “G” force….

The Other Side of ADHD

The Other Side of ADHD

Those who have ADHD, Bipolar Disorder or other Personality Disorder continually tell us what it looks and feels like from inside their box. They say they are tired of everyone telling them it’s not normal, which it is for them. They tell us, on the outside of their box, to accept their behavior as absolutely…