This is the eleventh in a series of brief posts during October — global ADHD Awareness Month. Each features a quote that relates to ADHD and neurodiversity.
Find someone you can trust and listen to that person. People with ADD love being their own bosses, which is great, but, taken too far, you can isolate yourself.
– Edward Hallowell and John Ratey, from “Hallowell & Ratey’s Top Tips for Adult ADD,” in Delivered from Distraction: Getting the Most Out of Life with Attention Deficit Disorder
Some individuals with ADHD are fiercely independent and do not like to take advice or directions from anyone else. The quote from Richard Branson in yesterday’s HINT is an example. Experience seems to be the best teacher of these individuals.