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.
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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.
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?
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.
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.
With ADHD, we’re sometimes faulted for impulsiveness. But the ability to make GOOD decisions very quickly is actually an asset. Read how impulsive decision-making can work to your advantage.
We can be world-class procrastinators when we’re unmotivated. But more often, ADD/ADHD adults have trouble getting started for many reasons that have nothing to do with attitude or motivation! This mental paralysis is different for every individual. Discover what’s really holding you back with The Procrastination Survey …