Adult ADHD Distractions – Conquer with Practical Strategies Part 2

Adult ADHD Distractions and Practical Strategies

Adults with ADHD often have challenges staying focused on the task at hand and avoiding distractions. This article is Part 2 of a four-part series titled “Strategies for Conquering Everyday Adult ADHD Distractions while Working, Driving, Dating, and Shopping”.

If you want the complete four-part report, click here to download Strategies for Conquering Everyday Distractions while Working, Driving, Dating, and Shopping. These practical strategies are especially valuable for adults with ADHD.

To read Part 1, which is on the topic of minimizing distractions while working, click here.

Minimizing Adult ADHD Distractions While Driving 

Unfortunately, Adults with ADHD are prone to more reckless driving than adults without the condition. This fact means that for their own safety and for the safety of other drivers and passengers on the road, those with Adult ADHD must take extra precautions while driving.

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Adult ADHD Distractions – Conquer with Practical Strategies Part 1

Adult ADHD Distractions and Practical Strategies

Adults with ADHD often have challenges staying focused on the task at hand and avoiding distractions. This article is part one of a four-part series titled “Strategies for Conquering Everyday Adult ADHD Distractions while Working, Driving, Dating, and Shopping”.

If you want the complete four-part report, click here to download Strategies for Conquering Everyday Distractions while Working, Driving, Dating, and Shopping. These practical strategies are especially valuable for adults with ADHD.

Minimizing Adult ADHD Distractions While Working

Adults with ADHD employ many techniques to minimize distractions when they’re at work. There is one method that every adult with ADHD should have in their toolkit.

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10 Ways to Love Your Adult ADHD Partner

Do you have an Adult ADHD partner? If so, this post is for you!

If you have Adult ADHD, this post is also for you to share with your partner.

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I married Bruce Brown 47 years ago. For the first 46 years of our marriage, we didn’t know he had Adult ADHD. Anyone with an Adult ADHD partner will understand the extent to which we both found ways to compensate for his ADHD over the years.

In spite of our challenge, we managed to excel in our careers and businesses while raising three amazing children. They have now blessed us with five amazing grandchildren.

If we knew Bruce had Adult ADHD and that it was treatable, we wouldn’t have had to work so hard to compensate for it, and our married life would have been easier. We are so grateful that he began the process of being diagnosed with the free online self-assessment.

So, they say hindsight is 20/20. Through that lens I’m going to share my top ten list of how to love your Adult ADHD partner! This list is based on years of experience. If you can find even one idea to implement from this list, my hope is that you and your Adult ADHD partner will benefit!

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Adult ADHD FAQ for Adults Who Suspect They Have ADHD

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In early November 2016, six weeks before my 70th birthday, the last thing on my mind was researching ADHD to create an Adult ADHD FAQ. Instead, I was scanning technology news stories. I was looking for topics for my job as a tech writer for Digital Trends (www.digitaltrends.com). An article titled “Generation Adderall” in The New York Times Magazine caught my attention because it fit the Digital Trends reader demographic.

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Adderall is one of the stimulants most often prescribed for children and adults with ADHD. The article was primarily about young adults who do not have ADHD but who take Adderall to boost their energy and focus in school and at work.

According to the article, many people take Adderall who have outgrown ADHD or who never had ADHD. Sadly, they find ways to acquire the pills and become addicted to the stimulant.

I was intrigued by the author’s description of people who do need Adderall, especially those with Adult ADHD. It was especially relevant, because as I read the common traits of adults with ADHD, I suddenly saw myself!

Consequently, I researched the topic further. I found an online Adult ADHD self-assessment later that day. I completed the test in less than 30 minutes. In conclusion,  my test results prompted me to immediately contact my doctor.

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