Like many women with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), journalist and popular blogger Zoe?Kessler was diagnosed late in life?well into adulthood, in fact. But instead of seeing this label as a burden to bear, Kessler decided to use it to gain a better understanding of herself, and to connect with others through her writing. In this unique and engaging memoir, Kessler shares her own stories of living with ADHD in a way that is relatable, but never predictable.
Inside, she describes how her impulsive behavior has affected her love life; how being disorganized once stood in the way of landing a job; and how inattentiveness has caused certain challenges in her relationships. Kessler also offers key coping skills based on her experience; skills that you can use to focus your energy, become more organized, and boost your self-esteem while tapping into creativity and humor.
Temple Grandin offers the world yet another great work, an inspiring and informative book that offers both hope and encouragement.In these pages, Temple presents the personal success stories of fourteen unique individuals that illustrate the extraordinary potential of those on the autism spectrum. One of Temple's primary missions is to help people with autism, Asperger's Syndrome, and ADHD tap into their hidden abilities. Temple chose these contributors from a wide variety of different skill sets to show how it can be done. Each individual tells their own story in their own words about their lives, relationships, and eventual careers. The contributors also share how they dealt with issues they confronted while growing up, such as bullying, making eye contact, and honing social skills.
An empowering and witty guide to banishing shame and living your fullest life with ADHD - plus tips for loved ones on helping them navigate this world, too - from viral duo ADHDLove. What if you stopped feeling ashamed of constantly being late or of getting so hyperfocused on a task that you drop everything else you had to do? How can you as a partner, parent, or friend better understand your neurodivergent loved one's way of moving through the world? In Dirty Laundry, life partners Rich Pink and Rox Emery unapologetically guide you through the ups and downs of life with ADHD. Every chapter starts with a common symptom of ADHD, like impulsivity or struggles with finances, and an earnest moment from their own lives to show you how they navigate the symptom together.
Are you driven to distraction at work?Bestselling author Edward M. Hallowell, MD, the world's leading expert on ADD and ADHD, has set his sights on a new goal: helping people feel more in control and productive at work.You know the feeling: you can't focus; you feel increasingly overwhelmed by a mix of nonstop demands and technology that seems to be moving at the speed of light; and you're frustrated just trying to get everything done well - and on time. Not only is this taking a toll on performance, it's impacting your sense of well-being outside the office. It's time to reclaim control.Dr. Hallowell now identifies the underlying reasons why people lose their ability to focus at work. He explains why commonly offered solutions like "learn to manage your time better" or "make a to-do list" don't work because they ignore the deeper issues that are the true causes of mental distraction.
Discover the keys to embracing your ADHD strengths and quirks with Extra Focus.This book isn't a stuffy, clinical rundown of ADHD. It's more like a friendly chat over coffee with a good friend who gets it. We'll unravel some of the myths and mysteries of the ADHD mind, learn why most self-help strategies don't work for us, and how we can develop strategies that work with our brain instead of against it.Written by an adult with ADHD for adults with ADHD, this empowering book provides the compassionate understanding and practical strategies you need to stop struggling and start thriving.Jesse J. Anderson draws from his personal journey of being diagnosed with ADHD as an adult to offer encouragement, motivation, and strategies tailored for ADHD brains.You'll discover:The 4 Cs of Motivation framework for driving action and building momentumPractical advice for developing habits and routines that don't feel like cruel and unusual punishmentTips for managing your energy and avoiding ADHD burnoutNavigating the clockless mind, including strategies for time estimation and managing chronic latenessMemory techniques to stop losing track of tasks, ideas, and your car keysStrategies for coping with success amnesia, imposter syndrome, rejection sensitivity, and shame spiralsExtra Focus is your personal roadmap to understanding and living with adult ADHD.
An inclusive guide to ADHD that explores its diverse types, symptoms, diagnoses, and misconceptions, and shares how to work with your ADHD brain to fully understand yourself.. Diagnosed at 29, Alice Gendron offers full and supportive insight into life with ADHD, addresses common challenges and hurdles, and provides tips and ADHD hacks that will help you to get things done and live a more peaceful daily life. This illustrated and informative guide is a must-have for anyone looking to better understand ADHD and how to thrive with ADHD. . Through Gendron's motivational voice and relatable illustrations, The Mini ADHD Coach will teach you: How to emotionally process your ADHD diagnosis. How ADHD can impact your daily life, from getting your morning started to time management, dating, making dinner, and more.
Live boldly as a woman with ADHD! This radical guide will show you how to cultivate your individual strengths, honor your neurodiversity, and learn to communicate with confidence and clarity.If you are a woman with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) , you've probably known - all your life - that you're different. As girls, we learn which behaviors, thinking, learning, and working styles are preferred, which are accepted and tolerated, and which are frowned upon. These preferences are communicated in innumerable ways - from media and books to our first-grade classroom to conversations with our classmates and parents.Over the course of a lifetime, women with ADHD learn through various channels that the way they think, work, speak, relate, and act does not match up with the preferred way of being in the world. In short, they learn that difference is bad. And, since these women know that they are different, they learn that they are bad.It's time for a change.A Radical Guide for Women with ADHD is the first guided workbook for women with ADHD designed to break the cycle of negative self-talk and shame-based narratives that stem from the common and limiting belief that brain differences are character flaws. In this unique guide, you'll find a groundbreaking approach that blends traditional ADHD treatment with contemporary treatment methods, such as acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) , to help you untangle yourself from the beliefs that have kept you from reaching your potential in life.If you're ready to develop a strong, bold, and confident sense of self, embrace your unique brain-based differences, and cultivate your individual strengths, this step-by-step workbook will help guide the way.
Destress, find your community, and practice self-love with these 100 exercises to reinforce ADHD as a strength.. When you have ADHD, it can be hard to stay on top of your wellness. Self-Care for People with ADHD is here to help! This book can help you engage in some neurodiverse self-care - without pretending to be neurotypical. You'll find more than 100 tips to accepting yourself, destigmatizing ADHD, finding your community, and taking care of your physical and mental health. You'll find solutions for managing the negative aspects of ADHD, as well as ideas to bring out the positive aspects. With expert advice from psychiatrist and clinician Sasha Hamdani, MD, Self-Care for People with ADHD will help you live your life to the fullest!
From renowned mental health expert and speaker Dr. Gabor Mate, Scattered Minds explodes the myth of attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD) as genetically based - and offers real hope and advice for children and adults who live with the condition..
In this breakthrough guide to understanding, treating, and healing Attention Deficit Disorder, Dr. Gabor Mate, bestselling author of The Myth of Normal, and himself diagnosed with ADD:. Demonstrates that the condition is not a genetic "illness" but a response to environmental stress
Whereas other books on the subject describe the condition as inherited, Dr.
As propulsive as Brain on Fire and as poetically candid as The Collected Schizophrenias, one woman's quest for the truth of her neurodivergent mind. As Rebecca Schiller's young family moves to a two-acre homestead in the English countryside, Rebecca begins to suffer frequent falls, uncontrollable rages, and mysterious lapses in memory. Doctor after doctor delivers one misdiagnosis after another. When the answer comes, it's utterly unexpected: severe ADHD. Rebecca's narrative of her harrowing year is compulsively readable and ferociously candid, both a medical mystery and a love song to the landscape she calls home. Here is a clarion call to the growing number of neurodivergent people pushing back against simplistic narratives of minds that are either normal and good or different and broken.
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