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EVERYDAY ADHD HOUSEHOLD HACKS #1

Over the past few years I learned a lot about myself, about the effect of my ADHD and how to make little things a little easier when it comes to everyday tasks. 1 354 fler ord

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Striking Out Stigma - Seeing Learning Disabilities as Simple Learning Differences

Middle school is often a time of exploring and expressing one’s individuality and autonomy. However, peers, teachers, and families begin playing a pivotal role in identity development. 642 fler ord

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FIGHTING THE ADHD DEVIL - DAY 5 (AND HOW THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY MAKES THINGS EVEN HARDER)

This morning before work, I had to go to the pharmacy to pick up my ADHD medication for the next 6 weeks. I think this is part of a secret ADHD therapy, making us do this so often. 758 fler ord

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ADHD SAD STRUGGLE LOOP

When I came back from 2 weeks without my medication and my boyfriend was at the beginning of his week in Greece I got a little crazy. 943 fler ord

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FIGHTING THE ADHD DEVIL - DAY 4

The state of complete semi-controlled chaos continues. I experience control over my thoughts, I can follow them, I know what they are about, but they keep moving too fast. 677 fler ord

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No more Dexamfetamine - let's try bupropion

Bupropion is an anti-depressant, but not an SSRI which increases availability of Seratonin and conversely decreases the amount of Dopamine. Low Dopamine is thought to be related to symptoms of ADD/ADHD. 892 fler ord

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MENTAL OFFICE WALLS

Lately I’m wondering how I’ll ever be able to be ”doing the life”, the working life, for the next 40 years, or even more. I’m an architect, working in one of the biggest offices in the Netherlands, with projects all around the world. 1 456 fler ord

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