Random Rick Green Quote
“One of the ways I’ve overcome feeling overwhelmed, including the challenges of managing time, stuff, ideas, and work, is by turning onerous tasks into a challenge. With a time limit. A goal. Testing myself. In other words…I make it into a game.”
Mark Twain Quotes
I was as frightened of stimulant medications as the next person until it was pointed out that I was already taking a stimulant to help me focus – caffeine. Once I got the facts, I realized how safe they were when used properly and discovered they worked for me.
Laughter conquers fear. That’s crucial because ADHD is awash in myths and nonsense. Many adults I know don’t see it as a disorder. Just a challenge. But getting to that point takes time.
“These days, every expert we interview is keen to talk about ADHD as a deficit of Executive Functions. Executive Functions are, well, think of it this way… Imagine a top-level executive at a company that makes toilets (it’s just an example, ok?). Call her Tanya. Of Tanya’s Toilets. As a top executive, Tanya doesn’t make the toilets, she doesn’t test them, or work on design, engineering, or a thousand other details. The ‘doing’ gets done by others. So what does Tanya do? … an executive’s job. And part of your brain has that job. That’s its Executive Function.”