When Panic Attacks: How to Fend Off ADHD Stress
They say the first step is the hardest. And, you know, sometimes they are right. When you feel too overwhelmed and overloaded to even begin a project, use these techniques to move forward â€” without all the ADHD stress.
Why We Overreact
Most adults with ADHD have trouble planning. When 'fate' seemingly throws a wrench in our lives, we tend to overreact because we didn't see it coming. We just want a life that we can control â€“ not one that controls us. But when we try to tackle the 98 items on our to-do lists, we become too stressed and overwhelmed to even get started. This plan, however, can stop the panic and the negative self-talk that comes with it BEFORE it begins.