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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a mental disorder of the neurodevelopmental type. It is characterized by difficulty paying attention, excessive activity and acting without regards to consequences, which are otherwise not appropriate for a person's age. There are also often problems with regulating emotions. The symptoms appear before a person is 12 years old, are present for more than six months, and cause problems in at least two settings (such as school, home, or recreational activities). In children, problems paying attention may result in poor school performance. Additionally there is an association with other mental disorders and substance misuse. Although it causes impairment, particularly in modern society, many people with ADHD can have sustained attention for tasks they find interesting or rewarding (known as hyperfocus).

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I’m ADD and psychic. I know things ahead of time but lose track of which is which.

— S. Kelley Harrell

There’s a huge difference for taking responsibility for one’s actions, and taking credit, and in this scenario I think we need to give credit where credit is due. I won’t take responsibility for my teacher’s drinking problem, but I will take credit for it.

— Benjamin Tomes, Confessions of the Unmedicated Mind; Growing up with ADHD, before ADHD, Volume 1: Home

What lies between where you are and where you want to be sometimes requires travelling through the Twilight Zone.

— Shannon L. Alder

When you have ADHD your home reflects our thought. disorganized and in disarray. And like with a disorganized house. you can only apologize for your disorganized brain so many times before it becomes exhausting.”

— Sarah Young

PTSD and ADHD happen due to excessive unconscious access to the pain body. You can come out of that by accessing the bliss body through meditation.

— Amit Ray, Peace Bliss Beauty and Truth: Living with Positivity

“Parenting” an ADHD spouse is always destructive to your relationship because it demotivates and generates frustration and anger.

— Melissa Orlov, The ADHD Effect on Marriage: Understand and Rebuild Your Relationship in Six Steps

I was as frightened of stimulant medications as the next person until it was pointed out that I was already taking a stimulant to help me focus – caffeine. Once I got the facts, I realized how safe they were when used properly and discovered they worked for me.

Laughter conquers fear. That’s crucial because ADHD is awash in myths and nonsense. Many adults I know don’t see it as a disorder. Just a challenge. But getting to that point takes time.

“One of the ways I’ve overcome feeling overwhelmed, including the challenges of managing time, stuff, ideas, and work, is by turning onerous tasks into a challenge. With a time limit. A goal. Testing myself. In other words…I make it into a game.”

“These days, every expert we interview is keen to talk about ADHD as a deficit of Executive Functions. Executive Functions are, well, think of it this way… Imagine a top-level executive at a company that makes toilets (it’s just an example, ok?). Call her Tanya. Of Tanya’s Toilets. As a top executive, Tanya doesn’t make the toilets, she doesn’t test them, or work on design, engineering, or a thousand other details. The ‘doing’ gets done by others. So what does Tanya do? … an executive’s job. And part of your brain has that job. That’s its Executive Function.”

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