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Penny Williams

I think a lot of times it feels like the medication loses effectiveness when, really, it’s that it was so different from your norm at first that the effects were more striking. Regardless, you want to continue to do well.

Here are some great tips and strategies on emotional control with ADHD:

7 Emotions That Knock Us Off Our Feet

And some guidance on maintaining a positive outlook:

My 10 Secrets for Preserving Self and Sanity

Take it one day at a time, one moment at a time. Learning some positive self-talk for the challenging times can help.

ADDitude Community Moderator, Author & Mentor on Parenting ADHD, Mom to teen w/ ADHD, LDs, and autism