Lisa Ling has ADD

There's good news and bad news about this story showing that Lisa Ling has adult ADD. good news is, it shows people that you can have ADD and still be brilliant and successful. How is that possible? IQ is a measurement of cognitive skills. If all of Lisa's other cognitive skills (visual processing, logic & reasoning, auditory processing, memory, processing speed) are very strong and just her attention skills are weak, she could have an incredibly high IQ. ...more

A doc's tips for adult ADHD

I read a lot of stuff about ADHD, but this article had some unique ideas: doctors came up with the acronym F.A.S.T. M.I.N.D.S. to represent the 4% of adults who are:ForgetfulAchieving below potentialStuck in a rutTime challengedMotivationally challengedImpulsiveNovelty-seekingDistractibleScatteredSome of their pieces of advice for adults with FAST MINDS includes:...more

I Can Haz Shinee Objects - Life with ADD

I am really starting to worry about myself. So is 16. She told me the other day in all seriousness, "Mom, I need to tell you something, (uh oh, I'm thinking it's way to early for me to be a grandma..). Mom, you need to go see Alli (my PA) and get some ADD medication."...more

The 5 Dimensions of ADHD in Adults

Have you ever wondered if you (or your spouse!) have ADHD? The symptoms you experience as an adult may not be the same as those a child/teen experiences. I just ran across this piece in "Psychology Today" about "The 5 Dimensions of Adult ADHD in Everyday Behavior" and thought it was worth sharing. you don't have time to read the entire article, here's a quick summary:...more

Add, OCD, and Anxiety...OH MY!

ADD, OCD, Anxiety...oh my For some of us living with depression, it's not enough to have a black cloud that we are constantly chasing away with meditation, medication, and our will to live. Some of us get bonus disorders just to make the whole life experience that much more exciting. For me, I seemed to get all of them. Anything worth doing is worth doing all the way, I say. So here we go into the wonderful world of additional mental disorders!...more

Just Call Me Ed...Special Ed


You Can Always Tell if Someone has ADHD By their Compost Bin ...more

Distraction Nation

Okay. I can do this. How hard is it to write a blog. Gee, starting a blog is painful. You feel you have so much catching up to do. Actually, this isn't the first of it's type -- This is the first on this topic! You see.. I'm an Internet marketer turned ADD entrepreneur expert. I had no idea what I needed to do to become focused on my ventures when I started. ...more