Friday , 18 August 2017

You worry too much! You’re too sensitive!

By Rick Green. Many adults who have ADHD, myself included, don’t feel that their emotions are a problem. We don’t feel we are overly sensitive, anxious, moody, mercurial, easily upset, or quick to anger. But talk to our friends and family. See what they say. (Awkward clearing of throat.) After interviewing a lot of ADHD […]

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Disclosing my ADHD – Who can I tell?

By Rick Green. “Who should know about my ADHD?” “Should I tell the school about my daughters diagnosis?” In those early days, after I was first diagnosed with ADHD, I told everyone. And that created problems. Don’t make the same mistake. My first reaction after finding out I have ADHD was a tornado of relief, […]

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Recently Diagnosed With ADHD?

By Rick Green: Were you ‘recently diagnosed with ADHD?’ You’re probably still in a bit of a state of shock.  (I was off-kilter for at least a year. Maybe longer. Actually, I kind of still am. Just not as much.) Here’s the good news. In our PBS documentary, ADD & Loving It?!, author and ADHD […]

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I have ADHD. Who should I tell about it?

ADHD: A Rick Green Sentiment I’m coping, everybody’s coping, and we can’t talk about it! Those early days, after I was first diagnosed with ADHD, were heady times. My first reaction was a mix of relief, excitement, and alarm. Bouncing between “This explains so much!” and ”What does it all mean? And I damaged? What […]

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