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Stacey Turis, an adult living with ADHD and giftedness for 35 years, decided it was time to hug it out and accept her differences for a more peaceful existence. Turis’s ADHD enables her to engage the universe in ways that don’t meet the eyes and can’t be explained.

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Archives: June 2013

posted: Friday June 28th - 11:46am

How I Reduce the Summer Stress

The kids are home, everyone wants to get together, and you’re expected to have fun, fun, fun. Here’s how an ADHDer can stay sane.

Summer for ADHD families, Beach, Summer
Guess what, folks? Summer is here. I know that for some of us that calls for a celebration and for some of us it calls for extra meditation. I’m the latter. I can track my sanity level as it slowly descends through the hot summer months. Summer means loss of structure and lots of change — especially if you have children who are suddenly home, making...
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posted: Thursday June 13th - 10:58am

Have It Your Way, ADDers!

Can’t keep up with the Joneses? That’s fine. Tweak your expectations to fit your ADHD, not the neatniks’ next door.

Comparing to Neighbors, ADHD and expectations
As I look at my closet floor, I get that familiar pang. It’s a double-pang, really. The first is a feeling of gratitude that my husband understands and accepts why my side of the room will always have clean clothes lying on the floor instead of hanging in the closet. As a card-carrying member of the glorious ADHD Tribe, I like to keep everything in front...
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