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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.
posted: Thursday May 15th - 12:08pm
Portrait of an All-or-Nothing ADHDer
For most of us in the ADHD tribe, life is hot or cold, never lukewarm.
posted: Wednesday April 9th - 8:39am
How to Light a Fire Under Your Brain's Butt
We ADHDers are not dragging our heels. We’re waiting for our brain to find its sweet spot.
posted: Thursday March 6th - 10:44am
When Emotions Have You Under Their Spell
ADHDers feel a lot sometimes, and nothing at other times. I’ve learned to make peace with all of my feelings (or lack thereof).
posted: Monday February 3rd - 1:43pm
Me and My Shadows
When depression and anxiety come a-calling, I know how to send them packing.
posted: Tuesday January 14th - 8:33am
My New, Improved, Happy Guilt-Free Life
Hey, ADHDers, don’t let others—or you—hang guilt around your neck.
I was on the phone with my mom the other day when she asked me the question she had been wanting to ask me for the four weeks since my daughter’s 504 Plan was put into place. “Did you turn in that paperwork?” I sighed and replied that I had not turned in said paperwork — back-up documentation to add to my daughter’s file for the district. I...
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posted: Wednesday November 13th - 10:30am
Brain Freeze: Why ADHDers Need Downtime
Go ahead and hyperfocus, but when you come out of it, let your brain process what you missed while you were away.
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.
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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posted: Thursday July 25th - 2:49pm
Stimulate Me — Just Do It the Right Way
An ADHDer’s guide to stimulation and drama that feed will feed your soul.
posted: Thursday July 18th - 8:34am« Absent-Minded Superhero
You Don’t Want This ADDer for a Friend—or Do You?
I may be late with a birthday card or a casserole after having surgery, but if you’re my friend, know that I will build you up, never judge you, and will even get in a bar fight to uphold your honor.
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