The Play’s the Thing!!

I always think it’s a fine balance for ADHD, we walk a tight rope between motivation and determination or demotivation and procrastination, usually we end up falling on one side or the other but if we get it right, we can utilise some really impressive skills. Unfortunately, getting it right can be influenced by all sorts of factors from mood and passion to environment. Recently […]

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Does ADHD Differ Based on Ancestry?

ADHD Ancestry

A few weeks ago, a friend handed me an article about a study on ADHD that was published in a scientific journal. It found that children with African ancestry have genetic differences for the cause of ADHD that that of children with ADHD from European ancestry. 875 children took part in the study (where they were looking at the differences between ADHD genes and non-ADHD […]

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Two Days in the Sun then a Reality Check!!

Two Days in the Sun then a Reality Check!!

Monday has never been my friend, it always slams into me like a fierce wave before tossing around before plonking me back on land then doing it all over again. It may sound dramatic but I can’t stress enough how dramatically Monday impacts my executive functioning. Executive functioning is basically all the skills required to get things done, so you can understand why its major […]

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Rudeness vs ADHD

Rudeness vs ADHD tow people at a table

I don’t know what’s wrong with me of late, but I seem to have had awful brain fog. I can’t tell whether I have a sinus infection which is impacting it, but it totally sucks because clarity of thought at the moment is very few and in between. So I’m going to keep this week’s blog article as short and sweet as I possibly can…..famous […]

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Just How Serious is ADHD Anyway?

Equality graphic for ADHD blog

With the introduction of a new NHS taskforce for ADHD but no government all parliamentary group for ADHD as I mentioned last week (it’s now looking like they may be using it as a way of developing services for ADHD to avoid PIP claims) , it makes you think how seriously ADHD is being taken in modern western culture? I’ve met a lot of people […]

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Why I’m not Excited about an ADHD Task Force!

Raising awareness of all things ADHD! - ADHD pexels tara winstead 8378728 1 scaled

As you might have seen in the news lately, the NHS know has a task force specifically for ADHD, but while some ADHD organisations may be treating this news with jubilation I tend to air on the side of caution with this sort of thing. Many reliable news sources (that’s the newspapers and media free of tabloid fodder or gossip) report that this taskforce has […]

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Should Having ADHD Provide Financial Benefits?

Should Having ADHD Provide Financial Benefits?

The other day I saw an article in a national newspaper that stated there has been a huge increase in the amount of people claiming Personal Independence Payments (PIP) in the UK for ADHD. PIP is basically a disability allowance for those who struggle to do normal daily tasks due to a health/ medical condition. Obviously the diagnosis figures around the world for ADHD continue […]

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Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning hello spring

These past few days feels like ive got a new lease of life and its probably because we’re finally getting a few sunny days here and there. This means goodbyeee seasomal affective disorder and hello clearer thinking. That probably explains why ive been totally decluttering my house lately and getting more organised. I feel like i can finally put the pieces of my life back […]

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