Leading ADHD experts give real-life answers to questions submitted by ADD adults and parents raising children with attention deficit disorder across a range of topics covering symptoms, school, work, and family life. Note on audio quality: This podcast is a recording of a webinar series, and the audio has been captured from telephone conversations, not recorded in a studio. Register to participate in the live webinars at: www.additudemag.com/webinars/

It's not a coincidence that many of the world’s top CEOs have ADHD. Learn why from successful entrepreneur Ken "Bucky" Buckman, who feels that his "symptoms" turned out to be business advantages.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 9:00am EDT
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As a woman with ADHD, it’s easy to lose yourself in day-to-day chaos. Linda Roggli explains how to "reframe" negative ADHD behaviors, rebuild your self-compassion, and gather the courage to live your passions, without apology or regret.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 9:00am EDT
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Peggy Ramundo, a pioneer in the effort to raise awareness about ADHD, shares the lessons and insights she's gleaned from three decades of hands-on experience working with adults with the condition.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 9:00am EDT
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Roberto Olivardia, Ph.D., explains why adults with ADHD are at higher risk for obesity—we may impulsively choose junky foods, and emotional overwhelm can lead us to self-soothe with carbs—and shares more mindful approaches to eating and food-shopping.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 9:00am EDT
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Ari Tuckman, Psy.D., takes a deeper look at the science of time awareness to understand why procrastination, time blindness, and tardiness are such big problems for people with ADHD—and teaches strategies to help us "see" and "feel" time.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 9:00am EDT
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Too many individuals with ADHD have been called an underachiever or a slacker, despite having the brains and ideas to achieve greatness. Productivity coach Alan Brown shares strategies to quiet your mind, set priorities, stay on task, and get things done.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 9:00am EDT
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169- Emotional Distress Syndrome and the ADHD Brain

In working with ADHD patients over 27 years, James Ochoa, LPC, identified what he calls Emotional Distress Syndrome, and the extent to which it affects everyday life. He shares tools for weathering emotional storms and building self-esteem.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 9:00am EDT
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167- The Happiness Project for Women with ADHD

Many women and girls with undiagnosed ADHD grow up mistaking their symptoms for personal faults. Sari Solden explains how a diagnosis can unlock serious healing, helping you to redefine "success" and focus on unfulfilled dreams rather than a to-do list.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 9:00am EDT
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166- Born This Way: Building a Healthy Relationship with Your Adult ADHD

Emily Anhalt, Ph.D., spent two years interviewing ADHD adults who have achieved financial, occupational, and emotional success without using medication, and shares what she learned about leveraging the condition as a positive force.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 9:00am EDT
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162- Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to Unlock Positivity and Productivity for ADHD Adults

As J. Russell Ramsay, Ph.D., explains, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) can equip people with ADHD and executive-function deficits with the skills to overcome disorganization, poor time management, and workplace challenges.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 2:54pm EDT
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140- Is It ADHD—or Age? Recognizing and Treating ADHD in Midlife and Beyond

ADHD is not a childhood disorder. But, in older adults, symptoms may be difficult to differentiate from the forgetfulness and "brain fog" that often come with age. Linda Roggli explains how, and shares treatment advice for ADHDers over the age of 55.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 9:00am EDT
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138- Ned Hallowell's Step-by-Step Guide to Adult ADHD Diagnosis and Treatment

Dr. Ned Hallowell guides adults through recognizing ADHD symptoms and getting a proper diagnosis later in life, then explores strengths-based approaches to treating ADHD symptoms and harnessing the condition's positive aspects.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 9:00am EDT
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135- Engage Your Brain: How to Defeat Boredom and Get Things Done

When interested in something, ADHDers can be enormously productive. When bored, we cannot find the motivation to start or continue. Jeff Copper, PCAC, PCC, MBA, explains how to engage your brain to make even the deadliest tasks fly.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 9:00am EDT
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134- Women with ADHD: How to Let Go of Guilt and Shame and Live Your Life

Terry Matlen, MSW, ACSW, delves into the inner lives of women with ADHD. She discusses how to let go of guilt about perceived shortcomings or worry about societal expectations as you balance home, work, and relationships.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 9:00am EDT
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132- 5 Ways to Be a Better Dad: Parenting Strategies for Men with ADHD

Disorganization, angry outbursts, and the poor self-esteem that often accompanies ADHD make parenting hard. Terry Dickson, M.D., offers special strategies that can help the more than 4.5 million American fathers with the condition be their best.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 9:00am EDT
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125- Just Diagnosed? How to Succeed with Adult ADHD

It's not too late to turn around your career, relationships, and day-to-day life after an adult ADHD diagnosis, but it will take time. Michele Novotni, Ph.D., advises on finding the right professionals, treatment, and skills that will lead you to success.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 11:07am EDT
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109- Decluttering Made Easy for ADHD Adults and Kids

Tired of living and working amidst clutter? Professional organizer Susan C. Pinsky shares simple steps for eliminating excess, then outlines systems that will help you keep your life clutter-free.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 4:54pm EDT
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106- Be On Your Own Team: 7 Self-Defeating ADHD Behaviors and How to Stop Them

Alan Brown identifies seven common unproductive ADHD behaviors—such as too much screen time, guilt and blame, the tendency to multitask—and presents the fixes that will help you stop sabatoging yourself.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 6:15pm EDT
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104- Improve Your Mental Clarity: Mindfulness for Adults with ADHD

Adults with ADHD either battle continual distractions or feel they have to go on "auto-pilot" to get things done. Mark Bertin, M.D., teaches us how to reduce stress and live life in real-time through mindfulness.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 7:00am EDT
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98- Just Get Started: How ADHD Adults Can Turn Intentions Into Actions

We all know what we need to do, but getting started and finishing the job are more easily said than done. J. Russell Ramsay, Ph.D., shares ADHD-proof strategies for initiating tasks and managing interruptions.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 10:57am EDT
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97- Being the Best ADHD Mom You Can Be Doesn't Mean Being Perfect

Ellen B. Littman, Ph.D., explain why it's counterproductive for mothers with ADHD to always put others' needs before their own, and how to let go of the pursuit of perfection.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 9:00am EDT
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92- Stick to Your Resolutions and Make Your Goals Reality

Tired of giving up on New Year's resolutions and abandoning personal goals? Make this the year change happens! Judith Kolberg shares behavior modification and organizing tips that work for ADHDers.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 9:00am EDT
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90- ADHD Weight-Loss Guide: Take It Off...and Keep It Off!

Roberto Olivardia, Ph.D., identifies the cognitive, biological, and emotional risk factors that usually lead to diet failure, and outlines his proven mindful eating system for helping ADHD adults lose weight.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 12:52am EDT
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88- How to Break the Procrastination Cycle and Get Things Done

Surprise—procrastination isn't actually a time-management problem, it's an emotion-management problem. Timothy A. Pychyl, Ph.D., shares proven strategies to stop avoiding tasks and start seeing them through.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 9:00am EDT
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83- Why ADHDers Can't Sleep—and What You Can Do About It

ADHD is truly a round-the-clock condition, as the many ADDers who struggle to fall and stay asleep can attest. Roberto Olivardia, Ph.D., shares ways to improve sleep hygiene and train your brain to shut down for the night.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 9:00am EDT
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77- Stop Procrastinating Now! Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for ADHD Adults

Is just getting started always the hardest part of the task for you? J. Russell Ramsay, Ph.D., explains how to identify your "tipping points" that will spur you to start and finish projects.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 9:00am EDT
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74- "Normal" Is Overrated: Feeling Good About Your ADHD Brain

Do you live your life comparing yourself to others and feeling guilty? ADDitude blogger Stacey Turis, an expert on being weird, explains how to stop and what can happen when you embrace doing things your way.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 9:00am EDT
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72- Why So Sensitive? Why ADDers Have Extreme Emotions, and How to Manage Them

Zoë Kessler, diagnosed in mid-life, knows firsthand that adults with ADHD experience emotions and even physical sensations in the extreme. She explains the phenomenon, and shares personal advice on managing sensitivities.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 9:00am EDT
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70- Smart Money Strategies for Adults with ADHD

Executive function challenges frequently lead to financial woes for ADHD adults. Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D., offers tips on curbing impulsive spending and sticking to a budget, and recommends the best money management apps.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 9:00am EDT
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66- Why Your Diet Doesn't Work: Weight Loss Secrets for ADHD Adults

Have you been unsuccessful at losing weight? John Fleming, Ph.D., explains how sleep habits can affect weight, why you should treat your ADHD before trying to shed pounds, and other ADHD-friendly slim-down tips.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 10:30am EDT
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65- Overcoming ADHD Shame: Why We Feel It and How to Manage It

Leading ADHD expert Ned Hallowell, M.D., explains how to accept your ADHD as a neurobiological condition, not a character weakness, and how to surround yourself with people who believe the same.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 9:00am EDT
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64- Stop the Blame and Excuses: How ADHD Adults Can Feel Good About Ourselves

Adult ADDers not only forget things and arrive late, we call attention to those behaviors. Coach Joyce Kubik teaches you how to stop calling out your ADHDisms, and how to feel good about yourself.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 9:00am EDT
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63- Sex and ADHD: How to Increase Intimacy in Your Relationship

Ari Tuckman, Psy.D., MBA, and Linda Roggli, PCC, discuss how ADHD adults can achieve a more satisfying sex life by treating symptoms and improving communication in their relationship.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 1:10pm EDT
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61- ADHD Career Clinic: Find the Right Job and Manage Symptoms in the Workplace

Finding the right job is vital for ADHD adults. Career counselor Wilma Fellman advises on choosing a job that suits your passions, strengths, and weaknesses, and how to manage symptoms once you get your dream job.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 11:38am EDT
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57- Emotions and ADHD: How Adults and Teens Can Find Emotional Balance

Shame, anger, guilt, hopelessness - feelings like these can take over and cause an ADHDer to get "stuck" at school, at work, or in relationships. Dr. Thomas Brown brings attention to the unrecognized role emotions play in our lives.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 12:05pm EDT
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54- CBT for ADHD: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to Improve Time Management and Executive Function

Mary Solanto, Ph.D., outlines cognitive behavioral therapy techniques that can help ADHD adults overcome procrastination, ward off the irrational thoughts that can lead to anxiety and depression, and more.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 9:45am EDT
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51- "I Am Good Enough" - How ADHD Adults Can Accept and Value Differences and Thrive

Tired of being "neuro-profiled" by society and feeling not good enough? Sari Solden shares ways adults with ADHD can learn to value their differences, and recognize their unique skills and gifts.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 10:12am EDT
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46- The Resilient ADHDer: How to Manage Stress and Bounce Back from Setbacks

ADHDers are especially vulnerable to setbacks, and can be left reeling after a job loss or the end of a relationship. Coach Jodi Sleeper-Triplett offers specific strategies to shift your mindset and increase resiliency.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 9:49am EDT
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37- You Can Do It! Managing Adult ADHD All Day, from Morning Through Bedtime

ADHD doesn't affect adults only during the workday. Michele Novotni, Ph.D., presents everyday solutions for fighting procrastination, identifying strengths, getting motivated in the morning, and, yes, getting to sleep at night.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 10:37am EDT
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36- Tame Your To-Do List: Stay on Time and on Task with Adult ADHD

Do you have trouble getting things done? Use the concrete strategies from ADHD coach Beth Main to develop a task-management system that works, avoid procrastination, and learn when to delegate, defer, and drop to-do items.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 10:17am EDT
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35- Defeat Distractions: How Adults with ADHD Can Increase Productivity at Work and at Home

Adults with ADHD have an especially hard time refocusing after interruptions, whether from technology, from other people, or internal sources. Geraldine Markel, Ph.D., outlines a seven-step system to limit distractions.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 12:46pm EDT
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34- Time-Blindness and ADHD: Become More Aware of Time and Learn to Manage It

Are you always late? Does time feel "infinite" or "like a black hole" to you? Ari Tuckman, Psy.D., explains why common time-management techniques don't work for ADDers, and describes some solutions that will.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 9:18am EDT
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31- Remember More, Forget Less: How to Improve Your Working Memory

Weak working memory is what causes adults with ADHD to forget where we parked the car or the item we just ran to the store to buy. Dr. Ari Tuckman presents exercises and tricks you can use to build up your working memory.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 9:30am EDT
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26- Get Started, Get Organized, Get Things Done: Practical Solutions for ADHD Adults

Streamlining your ever-growing piles of paperwork, developing new routines to stay organized -- and sticking with them, setting up systems to jog your memory, and more from adult ADHD coach Sandy Maynard, M.S.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT
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27- Moms with ADHD: Keep Your Kids and Yourself Organized and Get Things Done!

Terry Matlen shares her best strategies, from one woman and mom with ADHD to another, about limiting responsibilities, creating structure for yourself and your child, managing paperwork and clutter, and more.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT
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25- Fast Minds: Managing Time, Tasks, and Relationships When You Have Adult ADHD

Dr. Craig Surman and Dr. Tim Bilkey describe the organization and time-management strategies that work best for ADDers, explain how to drop negative thinking patterns, and more to help adults with "fast minds" start thriving.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 9:52am EDT
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24- Love, Marriage, and ADHD: Improving Communication and Finding Balance in Your Relationship

Marriage consultant Melissa Orlov offers relationship-saving advice on communicating clearly and fighting productively, allocating household duties, helping a partner who denies ADHD, and more.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 11:07am EDT
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17- ADD-Friendly Ways to Organize Your Life, Now!

Judith Kolberg, a pioneer of the field of professional organizing, shares her innovative advice to help chronically disorganized adults with ADHD clear their space and get things done.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 11:12am EDT
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16- ADHD in Women: How to Unlock Your Potential After a Midlife Diagnosis

Best-selling author Zoe Kessler shares her story, which every woman with ADD will relate to, and her strategies and resources to heal emotionally and overcome shame after a midlife diagnosis.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 10:09am EDT
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12- Clutter Cures: FlyLady's ADD-Friendly Answers to Eliminate Household Chaos

Are you living in CHAOS (Can't Have Anyone Over Syndrome)? Marla Cilley, the founder of flylady.net, explains the concrete "baby steps" ADDers can take to de-clutter and establish new household routines.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 9:46am EDT
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10- 'You're Not Lazy, Stupid, or Crazy!' Managing Stress and Negative Self-Talk for ADHD Adults

Practical advice for ADHD adults to defuse negative self-talk, and make good decisions when emotions throw you off course, from Peggy Ramundo, co-author of the best-selling book, You Mean I’m Not Lazy, Stupid, or Crazy?!

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 4:32pm EDT
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2- The Bright Side of ADHD: Dr. Ned Hallowell on Embracing and Succeeding with Attention Deficit

ADHD can be a gift, as long as you find the right ways to manage it. ADD guru Dr. Ned Hallowell discusses ways to stay organized, meet your goals, and control comorbid conditions.

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