Episode 4 is live on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Play with an overview of the second pillar of ADHD, emotional hyperarousal, and how to differentiate between ADHD and bipolar disorder. Check out more about the three pillars of ADHD here. Podbean insisted my under-500-characters summary was over 500 characters, so here are the links […]
Category: The ADHD Brain
Episode 3 is live on Apple Podcasts and Google Play with an overview of the biggest reason ADHDers get the reputation of being “lazy”: the interest-based nervous system.
So you think your young’n is exhibiting some ADHD traits. Maybe she seems to have a bit more trouble transitioning or initiating tasks than others her age, or perhaps he has particularly strong emotional reactions to criticism or frustration. Now what?
The Executive Function Chronicles: Chapter Two
The Executive Function Chronicles: Chapter One
In part one I explored the challenges ADHDers in recovery from substance abuse face and shared my opinions on how we in the healthcare field can address them. But why is it so common for those with ADHD to struggle with substance abuse in the first place? Here are some theories.
Why I Support Stimulants as First Line Treatment for ADHDers in Recovery
A compilation of the ADHD fun facts I posted on social for October, ADHD Awareness month.
Almost 100% of people with ADHD suffer from rejection sensitive dysphoria (RSD), yet very few people have found the words to accurately describe it.
When I was a kid, I avoided jeans as much as I could – but growing up in the 90’s, denim was difficult to dodge. So I compromised with my mom by ONLY wearing jeans if I could tuck my shirt completely into the waist. (Whatever you are picturing right now is accurate.)