Weekly Adult ADHD Tip – Use My Name!

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Weekly Tip for Living Well with Adult ADHD – May 4, 2017
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Scenario:
The people you live and work with tell you it’s difficult to get your attention at times. They start a conversation and soon realize that you haven’t heard a word they’ve said.
Tip:
Ask them to use your name when they start a conversation to call your attention to the fact that you need to start listening. For example, “Bruce, can we please have a quick chat?”
You can then confirm you’re engaged before they start the conversation. This will help you focus on what they are about to say and make them feel heard.

Weekly Adult ADHD Tip – Hire an ADHD Life Coach

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Weekly Tip for Living Well with Adult ADHD – April 27. 2017
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Scenario:
In your late 40’s, you’re diagnosed with Adult ADHD. You’re getting the therapy and medical treatment you need to improve your daily functioning. Now you want to focus on building the best life possible with your new self-knowledge.
Tip:
Hire a life coach, who is trained in working with adults with ADHD, to help you design what you most want to create in your life going forward. An experienced Adult ADHD life coach can help you get on your desired path and teach you how to request the support of those closest to you. They will also help you develop and implement strategies to stay on the new path to manifest the life you’ve designed.
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Weekly Adult ADHD Tip – Backup Med Supply

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Weekly Tip for Living Well with Adult ADHD – April 20, 2017
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Scenario:
Occasionally you leave the house and forget to bring along your ADHD medication. You want to be responsible and take your medication on schedule, and you don’t want to create unnecessary stress or drama for yourself or anyone else because of your forgetfulness.
Tip:
Store a few of your pills in the glove compartment of your car or in your purse, backpack or briefcase for such emergencies. When you use up your emergency stash, refill it immediately.

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Weekly Adult ADHD Tip – Run Your Own Financial Meeting

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Weekly Tip for Living Well with Adult ADHD
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Scenario:
Each month, you and your spouse or partner reserve quality time for your regular financial meeting. As someone with Adult ADHD, you’re anxious before the meeting because your spouse or partner manages your joint finances and you know it’s all you can do to stay awake during these sessions.You know it’s important for your relationship and for your financial security to participate in the meeting, but you’re looking for a workable strategy to stay engaged during the process.
Tip:
Ask your spouse or partner to organize the meeting with an agenda, and you run the meeting so you have no choice but to be actively involved.

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