Thriving With ADD/ADHD

Wise advice

Laughing Womyn Ashonosheni

~~~ SOME GIFTS OF ADD/ADHD ~~~

  • Creativity
  • Heightened sensual awareness
  • Good sense of humor
  • Playful ness
  • Curiousity
  • Connect well with children
  • Broad range of interests
  • Intense focus when interested
  • Innovative solutions to challenges
  • Good with details when interested
  • Enthusiastic
  • Good with abstract possibilities
  • Lots of energy
  • Flexibility

~~~ SOME THINGS TO REMEMBER ABOUT ADD/ADHD ~~~

  • ADD/ADHD is not all of who you are – there’s a lot more to you than this
  • ADD/ADHD does not own you – you own your own mind and can always make choices about your behavior
  • There’s nothing wrong with your mind – you simply have not yet learned to use the gift of ADD to your benefit
  • ADD/ADHD run amuck is not “the invasion of the mind snatchers” – it’s you trying to avoid focusing on something you find to be painful, boring, confusing, too challenging, embarrassing, frustrating, etc.
  • ADD/ADHD creates a very spontaneous…

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