Mobilizing yourself or your child to do something you (or they) don’t want to do can feel downright exhausting. Kids and adults with ADHD who have challenges with executive functioning don’t have a “just get it done” button. Some folks think of it as laziness or not caring, but motivation and getting started are more about brain chemistry than willpower. Here are four ways to get started so you can accomplish a task that’s tedious, difficult, or boring.
Although temper tantrums and meltdowns are common in childhood, when you live with ADHD and related challenges, screaming, yelling, hitting, and other challenging behaviors, can be depleting, exhausting, and frustrating for everyone. Here are three promising ways to manage meltdowns when you live with ADHD, so you can have more peace and calm in your family.
When you live with ADHD in your relationship, you may feel ignored, frustrated, misunderstood, and lonely. When you understand the role ADHD is playing in your relationship, there are steps you can take to have better communication and understanding so you can recreate your intimacy together. Here are three powerful ways to inspire more intimacy, connection, and joy in your love relationship with ADHD.