The Road to Overwhelm

People with ADHD often describe themselves as being overwhelmed. What goes into feeling overwhelmed? The two main ingredients are avoidance and time. Most everyone goes to work or school, has places to go, people to see, bills to pay, taxes … Continue reading

Handling Mail the OHIO Way

I opened my mailbox and there were two magazines, five catalogues, a few offers to save money on my car insurance, four political ads, two bills, a bank statement and a notice for jury duty. Paper seems to be come … Continue reading

Tolerations

My Border Collie Bubba has a big basket of toys in my living room. Bubba is really good at taking all of his toys out of the basket and scattering them around the floor and though he is really smart, … Continue reading

Not My Dishes

At my support group for women with ADHD the topic of doing the dishes came up and everybody had something to say about that. Unless you use paper plates and plastic utensils or eat with your hands and never cook … Continue reading

Boredom

People with ADHD seem to get bored more easily than the general population. In the past week, almost all of my clients complained of boredom and avoiding doing things that they find boring. Perhaps by saying something is boring what … Continue reading