Category Archives: talk with a friend

Enhancing Self-Esteem of Adults with ADHD

One of the common aspects of Adult ADHD is the lack of self esteem. Many adults with ADHD have endured difficulties in school, labeled as problem kids, told they were not working up to their potential, they were dumb and incapable and after hearing this over and over again they started to believe that what they…
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Managing Shame with ADHD

One of the subjects that comes up alot during my coaching sessions with my clients is shame. Shame is an emotion that can play a huge part in the lives of individuals with ADHD. When an individual with ADHD feels shame, they feel a huge sense of embarrassment and humiliation about who they are. And, the…
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The ADHD Resilience Factor

Resiliency is how well an indiduval with ADHD can recover from the ups and downs in life and how we see and respond to mistakes. Adults with ADHD can make the choice to see the tough situations as a challenge that you can work to overcome or see it as a stressfull experience and avoid…
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ADHD & Anxiety: Self Help Tips

Anxiety disorders occur more frequently in adults with ADHD than the general population. ADHD and anxiety disorder symptoms can overlap. They both cause restlessness,excessive worry,forgetful, disorganized and  trouble settling down enough to fall asleep. Although the treatment of anxiety often includes medication, there are also some strategies adults with ADHD can use to reduce symptoms…
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