Navigating Holiday Overwhelm for Women with ADHD

The holiday season can be overwhelming for women with ADHD, but it doesn't have to be. Prioritizing and simplifying by focusing on what truly brings joy and scaling back on commitments can help manage stress. Breaking tasks into smaller steps and using tools like timers can also make the season more manageable. Embracing flexibility and setting boundaries are key when things don't go as planned. Creating a calming routine, maintaining regular elements of daily life, and finding a quiet space can help maintain emotional regulation. Seeking support and connection, celebrating achievements, and practicing self-compassion are also important during this time. Remember, there's no one-size-fits-all approach to the holidays, so embrace your unique journey and enjoy the season with clarity and calm. Happy Holidays!
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Overcoming the Overload: Understanding and Managing ADHD Overwhelm

Overcoming the Overload: Understanding and Managing ADHD Overwhelm
ADHD and overwhelm seem to go hand-in-hand. If you struggle with this you're not alone. Many women with ADHD have difficulty managing their symptoms and can feel like they are constantly being weighed down by the demands of daily life. This blog post is designed to provide a guide for women with ADHD to tackle overwhelm. We'll discuss practical tips and strategies for managing your ADHD symptoms and coping with the resulting feelings of overwhelm. With the right tools and strategies, you can learn to manage your ADHD and reduce the levels of overwhelm that often come with it.
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The Art of Consistency: Mastering the ADHD Rollercoaster

The Art of Consistency: Mastering the ADHD Rollercoaster
I realized last week that I didn't do my March blog post. Totally forgot to do it. So I thought consistency would be a great topic to cover in this month's blog post. Ha!

Consistency can feel like a foreign concept when you're living with ADHD. With our minds constantly jumping from one thought to another and our energy levels fluctuating, it's no wonder that maintaining a steady routine often seems impossible. But fear not, my fellow ADHD warriors! With a few clever strategies, you can find consistency in your life and reap the rewards it brings. Let's dive into some tips that will help you develop a steady rhythm in your ADHD journey...


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ADHD & Forgiving Yourself

ADHD & Forgiving Yourself
When we are diagnosed with ADHD after a lifetime of thinking we were lazy, stupid, and didn’t want things bad enough, among many other lovely sentiments, very often we have this initial feeling of relief. Finally! This thing that makes your entire life make sense! You feel like you can breathe! However, for a lot of us that feeling of relief gives way to anger. We get a severe case of the “what-might-have-beens.”

The first time I tried to talk to a doctor about “focus issues” (I think that’s what I called it), I was blown off. I was blown off the other 3-4 times I tried to bring it up with various doctors over the years. I finally gave up at the age of 38 thinking I must just not “adult” well...

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