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No One’s Brain is Perfect

No One’s Brain is Perfect

We are our own worst enemies when it comes to how we view the mistakes we make due to our ADD-addled mind. Enjoy this fun guest post about the ADHD brain by Jeff's mentor, Ryan McRae.

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Download Your Own Behaviour Plan

Download Your Own Behaviour Plan

Some of you have asked me on my Facebook page whether I like school.  It's really hard to like school when you have ADHD. I'm no different - I used to really hate it. Because of my ADHD, I've had years of being bullied by other kids. (I have some brutal stories to tell, and I'll tell them on this blog and in the forum.) It...

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Looking Over a Good Year

Looking Over a Good Year

Life can be hard when you  have ADHD, and sometimes it's hard to find things to be grateful for. It's easy not to notice when good things happen. I've had a lot of bad years. Thankfully 2014 was not one of them. This year, I was encouraged to chase what some might call a "pipe dream." But hey, a dream's a dream... so I went...

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The Worst TOC on the Planet - Planning Ahead for Bad Days

The Worst TOC on the Planet - Planning Ahead for Bad Days

With School starting up next week, I thought I'd do a post about ADHD and School. How do you deal with the bad days that life is bound to throw at you? I had the worst TOC on the planet (substitute teacher) last term instead of my regular teacher. I've had this woman before. Things just don't go well for me when she's there....

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My ADHD Radio Interview with Attention Coach Jeff Copper

My ADHD Radio Interview with Attention Coach Jeff Copper

Have you ever had the opportunity to do something really cool with someone you really look up to? And then get so excited you just have to tell everyone about it? Here's the story. Just a few days ago I had the opportunity to record a show with Jeff Copper, a respected & well-known ADHD coach on his internet radio program,...

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The Secret Strategies to Handle My ADD brain

The Secret Strategies to Handle My ADD brain

I’m 41 years old. I was diagnosed with ADD at 21. Get your abacus. That’s 20 years. In that time I’ve worked in Afghanistan, resident halls, traveled to Australia, South Africa and London, England. I’ve spoken at conferences like the World Domination Summit, and I’ve been a coach and mentor. I’m also bilingual. You...

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About to Launch ADHD Kids Rock... Thanks to the team behind it

About to Launch ADHD Kids Rock... Thanks to the team behind it

As I write this, we're about to launch ADHD Kids Rock in four days. We're down to the wire. My team is feeling the crunch, preparing to launch something that's been a big dream for a long time. We're feeling a buzz of amazing energy from all the people that have committed their time, money and effort to this project. This week,...

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Me, Sleeping on the Floor in Class -- How to prevent a total fail when trying out new ADHD Meds

Me, Sleeping on the Floor in Class -- How to prevent a total fail when trying out new ADHD Meds

Even though ADHD medication can significantly help, it's not necessarily easy to get the right medication and get it to work smoothly for a kid. Here's how it happened for me. It took trying a few different ADHD meds and some scary fails before finding the best fit. Looking back, I realize we could have come up with a medication...

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Training Your Brain - Mindfulness works

Training Your Brain  - Mindfulness works

When I was first diagnosed with ADHD, my doctor sat me down and told me something that has stuck with me and helped me realize how I can be productive with my time. He said, having ADHD doesn't make you have less attention than everyone else, it makes you have a LOT more attention. If you can learn to channel all that attention...

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