Episode 48 is live! I am beyond excited, because today I get to show off the amazing minds in my community. Listen to how my neurodivergent peers answered the question: “What is a life lesson you have learned (or unlearned) that changed your neurodivergent experience for the better?”
Welcome to The ADHD Manual!
Living with ADHD in a world built for neurotypicals (people with the most common brains) is like trying to follow an IKEA assembly manual for our Hot Wheels race car track pieces. No matter how much tape is at our disposal, those little Swedish illustrations elude us. We could toss this rocket launcher and buy crappy plastic pins. Or we could toss the manual and write our own.
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Episode 47 is live! My brother Joe is back with wisdom and insight as we answer an email question about how to have challenging conversations with an ADHD loved one.
Episode 46 is live! Yesterday was the four year anniversary of my ADHD diagnosis. I took the opportunity to share the nuts and bolts of how it happened and some reflections on how it changed my life.
Episode 45 is live! In 3rd grade, a teacher chastised me in front of the class for a “careless” mistake during a project. For twenty years I have bided my time. Now my moment has finally come.
Episode 44 is live! This is the most casual organization advice episode you will ever hear. You know why? Because you are already organized. Yes, you. Listen up and I’ll prove it. ❤
Episode 43 is live! Why do ADHDers sometimes struggle with getting past frustration roadblocks? Why does stress seem to burn us out faster than others? Let’s talk about ADHD and stress tolerance.
Episode 42 is live! Hong, Abby’s wife, is taking over this episode to answer the question, “What are some things about ADHD you’re glad you know that come up often in your day to day as a spouse?”
Episode 41 is live! How does our brain prioritize? Why do ADHDers struggle with prioritization? What can we do about it?
Wait a minute. Strike that, reverse it. Episode 40 is live!
Episode 39 is live! Do you want to know how a pet can be an accommodation for neurodivergents? This one’s for you. Do you want to hear silly cat stories? This one’s for you.