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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: September 2013

posted: Wednesday September 18th - 2:19pm

Set Your ADHD Brain on Fire

Find something to get passionate about to bring out the best of your ADHD gifts.

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I think passion is underutilized these days. We don’t nurture it that much anymore. We’re more of a skills-based society. “Oh, you’re good at numbers, so you should be an accountant.” Or “You like kids, you should be a teacher.” For the record, nobody has ever said either of the above to me, and probably never will. Why aren’t we asked what we feel passionate about? I...
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posted: Monday September 16th - 11:15am

I'm First in Line for the Roller Coaster of Life with ADHD

I’m not willing to give up the magic in my mind for some old, boring executive function skills.

I will never have perfect mental health with this ADHD and co-morbid brain. I’ll always go through bouts of depression, I’ll always get anxious before social events, and I’ll never remember where I set my glass of water down. The list of mental hiccups goes on, but I’m too lazy to try to recall them all. This is my brain. I’m stuck. If there were an awesome...
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