The ADHD Could-Should Dilemma

Anna knew that having so many talents and possibilities for her life – coupled with ADD — could be both a blessing and a curse.   No matter which route she chose, she would feel that perhaps she should be taking a different direction.

The number of possibilities that you COULD do might be overwhelming. When you couple that with worry about what you SHOULD do, you can spend a long time doing nothing.

Video: What Triggers Your ADHD Overwhelm?

Mini-Training Video #2:  “What Triggers You?”

Many people with ADD / ADHD become overwhelmed when having to deal with information in a modality that is awkward for them.  It’s hard to focus on a lecture if you’re a “visual” person, or to learn from reading a dense manual if you require hands-on practice….

Attention Overwhelm Disorder

Overwhelm keeps 88% of ADD / ADHD adults from getting started, according to The Procrastination Survey.

Surprisingly, unmotivated procrastination is much less of a problem than distraction and inability to plan…

ADHD Procrastination... or mentally stuck?

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

 

Do you have plans for a project this summer?  You may THINK you’ll finally turn your attention to that project you’ve been putting off.  But it doesn’t usually work out that way.  In fact, just the opposite…

ADD ADHD Perfectionist Is perfectionism holding you back, without you realizing it?  
Waiting for confidence keeps so many ADD / ADHD Adults…

ADHD Ambiguity and Anxiety Don’t Let Unanswered Questions be a Productivity Killer In both work and everyday life, you sometimes need to make decisions…

ADD-ADHD and ambiguity When the task is ambiguous, you stay STUCK! Video 3 in series: “How Do I Get Myself to DO It?”…

Why ADHD & indecision lead to mental paralysis When too much to do leads to doing nothing Video 2 in series: “How Do I Get Myself to DO…

ADHD College Student in Denial Don’t succumb to Denial This month I’m writing about the “4 D’s” that commonly trip up ADD / ADHD College…