Stop Procrastinating! 5 Ways to Improve Productivity With Adult ADD

Simple strategies to help ADHD adults start — and finish — projects at home and the job.

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2. Create the Right Work Environment

People who have ADHD often are most productive in unconventional surroundings. Instead of wearing earplugs to ensure silence, you may find that you get more done when listening to loud music.

If you work best under pressure, but still turn in projects late or exhaust yourself by pulling all-nighters, set your own deadline for completing portions of the project. This way, you can still work under pressure to finish each portion “on time.”

Do it: If you're taking ADHD medication, it’s generally best to schedule difficult tasks for times when your symptoms are fully covered.

Tip #3: Don't Beat Yourself Up

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TAGS: Deadlines and Procrastination, Organization Tips for ADD Adults, ADHD Time Management

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