Articles on Adult ADD / ADHD

Written by Bonnie Mincu

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These are informational and/or interesting writings about Adult Attention Deficit Disorder.  Some have been submitted by “Thrive with ADD” followers in past years.

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ADHD and Shame: How to Ask Anything with Confidence

Shame and ADHD: How to Ask with Confidence

If you have to ask an intimidating person…   My last post addressed the common shame-based assumption that many people with ADD / ADHD have:  that everyone else knows something they don’t. If you avoid asking questions for fear of looking stupid, apply the strategy “Take It to Court” to quickly prove to yourself that Read post.

adhd and shame: fear of looking stupid

Shame, ADHD and the Fear of Looking Stupid

Are you sabotaging yourself because you’re ashamed to ask a question?   Many people with ADD / ADHD are afflicted with a toxic shame response that is far more self-sabotaging than simply having ADD.  If you’re one of them, and you avoid taking a necessary step to follow through, shame is likely the culprit. Sometimes Read post.

ADHD personal life distracts from work

Is it ADHD distraction when your personal life affects work?

In a personal crisis, how much spillover into work is “normal”? At what point does an inability to shut out your problems become an ADD-type focus issue? This question was on the mind of my ADHD coaching client, Daniel, who was in the process of launching a new business.  At a critical time in the Read post.