ADHD and Anxiety, at first glance, don’t seem as if they would have that much in common. What does inattention and forgetfulness have to do with “A feeling of apprehension and fear, characterized by physical symptoms such as palpitations, sweating, and feelings of stress?” By the way, that’s the medical definition of an anxiety disorder […]
Perfectionism is a problem for ADHDers and non-ADHDers alike. Find out how to conquer it.
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When you are a highly sensitive person, getting overstimulated is an all-year-round issue. From fun summer cook outs to Thanksgiving and Christmas get togethers, the potential for getting overwhelmed is always there! If you’re like me, you enjoy the buzz of friends and family talking, laughing, and having a good time. But after a while, […]
One of the most important things you need to know about calming your anxiety is that anxiety is kinda like the night shift. Bear with me for a minute and I’ll explain… A few years ago, I had the horror, the one that I will no longer dignify to name. The shift that must not […]
True or False? All shy introverts must hate networking? If you said false I’m going to assume that you were trying to beat the system and you really think it’s true. It’s not you, it’s me. I have yet to meet a person who doesn’t think it’s crazy that someone as socially anxious as I […]
I’ve thought about this post and I’ve overthought this post. I’ve avoided it, I’ve written it, and I’ve re-written it. And then I repeated all of that just a few more times. I tend to steer clear of politics and hot button topics, especially when writing en mass rather than having a one on one […]
A few months ago I decided to sit down and come up with a list of self imposed life rules to live by for my own sense of empowerment. Personal Boundaries, if you will. In my effort for self growth, my journal became the stone on which these were written to give myself the permission […]