A Gift To You This Holiday Season

A Gift To You This Holiday Season

The Twelve Days of ADHD On the first of the special days I dreamed you gave to me Acceptance of my ADHD.   On the second of the special days I dreamed you gave to me Patience when I mess up And acceptance of my ADHD.   On the third of the special days I dreamed you...
ADHD HINT – Metacognition and Curiosity

ADHD HINT – Metacognition and Curiosity

In this post, we’re going to take a look at the executive function of metacognition and the character strength of curiosity. I think they make a nice pair, especially with the holiday season upon us! Metacognition is a word that is unfamiliar to many people. Peg...
ADHD HINT – Time and Kindness

ADHD HINT – Time and Kindness

Do you enjoy mysteries? A mystery is something that is difficult or even impossible to understand or explain. Something that is a mystery for many individuals with ADHD is time. It can be a real enigma! You can’t see time. You can’t touch or feel it. You...
ADHD HINT – A Pause for Gratitude

ADHD HINT – A Pause for Gratitude

Happy Thanksgiving to those of you in the United States! You may have noticed, as I have, that Thanksgiving is very early this year. Has it snuck up on you, as it has on me? I notice that the sense of urgency and the need to “get things done” that...
ADHD HINT – Strengths and Skills #2

ADHD HINT – Strengths and Skills #2

Last week we started an eight-week series about executive skills and character strengths, because the last weeks of the year can be intense with seasonal demands and expectations. Today we’ll look at the executive skill of task initiation and the character...
ADHD HINT – Holiday Season Has Begun!

ADHD HINT – Holiday Season Has Begun!

The demands of the last two months of the year, as you surely know, are often great and can become overwhelming. Expectations can be difficult to manage, both our own and those of people we care about. One reason the holidays are difficult is that they bring...
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