Here is a link to a good article that was recently released about money management tips when you have ADHD. It provides some solid statistics about the challenges plus a solid list of good ideas to improve things. Go to this link... I would be delighted if people wanted to start a thread about money management with this post.
Do the two of you have the experience of the ADHD spouse talking about all the great things he/she would like to do, but then not turning those things into reality? When the ADHD spouse wakes up in the morning thinking "I have to get control of my day" but then doesn't really know how? You may well. Here is one specific idea to help the ADHD spouse turn the ideas into reality.
Do you have trouble keeping your workspace organized? Are there papers and objects everywhere? Piles upon piles? If so, here are five specific, ADHD-friendly steps that will clean up your office fast, then make it easier to keep it that way:
Does it make sense for you to use a coach to get more organized? If so, how do you find the right coach? Certified Organizer Coach®, Sue West, has written a guest blog post to help you understand the different types of organization coaches, and where you might go to find one who fits your needs.
I've been "away" from this forum for several weeks, coping with my ADHD spouse's annual Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) complications. I had had high hopes for this year -- we had come up with carefully determined formula for taking his seasonal meds and using his light therapy and it seemed to be working great. During years where he doesn't follow his program, we usually aren't talking to each other by the end of January. This year we had a delightful start to the new year, and I was hoping that for the first time in 20 years, we would be able to hold onto the progress we'd made durin
In a blog about ADHD and marriage, it’s all too easy to “hyperfocus” on the ins and outs of relationships, without looking at some more general issues that many have with ADHD. We got this post recently from a man who is having trouble focusing at work. So, for all of you who have trouble getting going at work, here are some tips:
The post: “I can't seem to get started at work each day. For as long as I recall, as a student I would do all sorts of tasks but not study. Focus is hard and my mind wanders. Currently I use 40mg of Adderall, but unless there's lots of pressure, starting daily things involving work are simply avoided. How can I organize myself so I can start and follow through and, hopefully, enjoy it?”