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for Attention Deficit Disorder Adults

Bonnie Mincu

Senior Certified ADHD Coach

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Imposter Syndrome is common with ADHD; you feel like a fraud.

It’s common for successful ADHD people to feel like a fraud, living under constant fear of being “found out.” Psychologists call this “Imposter Syndrome.” It can take a toll on your professional and personal life.

With ADHD, your random thoughts – and the fear that you’ll forget them – lead to a lot of needless jumping from task to task.  Create one place to enter everything you need to deal with or remember. Simply “park” incoming thoughts in that place and immediately return to what you were doing.

Evernote is the best place to store anything online if you’re ADD, ADHD, or simply organization-challenged.  Enter any kind of file, photo, email or document into Evernote on any of your devices — PC or Mac, phone, tablet — and pull it up on all your other devices.

ADHD, can't plan, overwhelmed

Does the word “planning” make you shudder?  Learn an ADD-friendly 5-step formula for getting started on planning even the most complex project.

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ADHD “Can’t Get Started Blues” Survey shows Overwhelm as number one problem for getting started.  But is feeling overwhelmed the real roadblock, or a symptom of a different problem?

ADHD and Shame: How to Ask Anything with Confidence

When you feel shame, it’s especially tough to ask a question of an intimidating person.  Learn 3 rules for asking any question with confidence that you’re NOT looking stupid.

 

adhd and shame: fear of looking stupid

If you have ADD / ADHD and are afflicted with a self-sabotaging toxic shame, you may avoid asking questions for fear of looking stupid.  The strategy called “Take It to Court” helps you regain a sense of logic, so you can ask necessary questions to look competent.

 

ADHD personal life distracts from work

It’s tough to focus on work during a time of personal crisis, with or without ADHD. Here’s how to stay productive when your mind is going around on a “What If…?!” hamster wheel.

Fidget Spinners help ADHD adults to focus...

Do fidget spinners help ADHD adults to focus?  In a way, yes…instead of fidgeting, they focus on the spinner.   But how does that help ADHD?

Have you been embarrassed at not remembering what you’ve been told, or “mis-remembering” an appointment?

The problem isn’t your memory; it’s thinking you should be relying on memory in the first place.

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Bonnie, there are no words to express how deeply I’ve been affected by your blog! I’ve only read a few things, but they have created such a complete mind shift that the tears shed have washed away my struggles forever!

For the first time in my life I feel understood and hopeful that I can put some tools and systems in place to help me overcome!”

—Michelle near Seattle

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PROCRASTINATING... or MENTALLY PARALYZED?

Find out what's REALLY stopping you with free "Procrastination Tree" Tool for Adult ADD / ADHD.

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