"The Worst Thing You Can Do Is Nothing."

Some of us procrastinate because we work best under pressure. Others because we're too overwhelmed or don't know where to begin. Whatever the reason, procrastination is a stress-inducing habit that can (and should) be broken using these ADHD-friendly strategies.

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Adult ADHD and Self Esteem - Fall08

1. Do Something Fun First

Many people with ADHD find it helpful to do something they love first as a way to get in the mood to do less enjoyable tasks.

Any stimulating activity you enjoy will do the trick. Some ADDers play basketball or computer games. Others dance or take a bubble bath. Set a timer for 20 minutes to make sure you don’t get so absorbed in the fun activity that you forget to do the necessary one.

Tip #2: Create the Right Environment

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