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ADHDer Living with Roommate with Autoimmune Disorder

Q: I was just diagnosed as ADHD several months ago. My very dear friend and room mate has MS. We have been close but there has been a lot of rough areas in our relationship and with this new diagnosis things have gotten worse. Do you have any data on ADHD folks living with someone […]

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Stop Impulse Spending

Do you feel inclined to buy something every time you go to the store? Do you frequently cave to the abundance of marketing influences around you daily? Oftentimes we don’t even realize much of our purchases are based on impulse winding instead of buying for necessity. Learn how to avoid making unnecessary purchases because Benjamin Franklin […]

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Being the Best Version of Yourself

Q: On top of having ADHD, being diagnosed as a child, I had a very rough childhood with a mom who did not want her kids. What do you suggest for me to do to work on being happy with me with my ADHD so that I can be the best mom, wife, and person […]

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Adults with ADHD and the Sleep Problems They Face

It’s widely acknowledged that experts are working hard to explore further the ties between ADHD and sleep, but until then, people living with the condition are looking to discover useful tips and information that they can use to reduce both long and short-term effects of sleep loss due to their ADHD. Firstly, it’s important to […]

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Treatment In My Area & Career Advice

Q: I was recently diagnosed with ADHD at the age of 71. I am seeking a psychiatrist to oversee medication and a psychologist to help me work through this who thoroughly understands ADHD, the best ways to support growth and treat patients. I live in the Bay area in Oakland, CA Liz’s Answer: I did […]

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ADHD & Time-blindness

Q: Can a person be diagnosed with ADHD, predominately inattentive presentation, without the presentation of time blindness? Or does time-blindness need to be present for ADHD to be diagnosed? Liz’s Answer: Time Blindness is the terminology we use for the executive function challenges many of us face when it comes to managing our time. Time […]

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How Do I Find a Job I’ll Excel At?

Q: I am looking for a career coach who can help me find a job I will be good at. I am dyslexic and had ADHD. It’s hard finding a job that I would excel in. Liz’s Answer: Finding work we love is tough, but it’s also particularly important when you are living with ADHD. […]

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Workplace Accommodations: What do I ask for?

Q: I’m a professional woman with lifelong ADHD. Recently, I had to reach out to our corporate accommodations department for help addressing some workplace issues directly resulting from my ADHD symptoms. As this is the first time I’ve ever taken this route, I want to learn as much as I can about approaching this at […]

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What can I do for my racing thoughts at night?

Liz’s Answer: Aaaahhhh I know exactly what you mean by racing thoughts. I am not an expert at sleep but I have have a few tools that help me. First, choose a consistent bed time. I actually have an alarm to tell me it’s time to go to my room. Next, create a ritual. For […]

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Three Practical Hacks for Your Financial Health

                          In today’s Rena-Fi’cation session, we’re going to get practical. As a group, adults with ADHD are dealing with an extra layer of complication. You ignore that at your peril. This might be a good time for you to take a few moments […]

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