parting life lessons

7 Lessons My ADHD Has Taught Me

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A few months ago, I officially received a new diagnosis of ADHD. Throughout the time of me embracing my new disability, I have learned many lessons along the way. 1.

It’s OK to admit you’re having a bad day. Before being diagnosed with ADHD I always had a fear of saying that I had a bad day.

But now that I’ve started to attend therapy, I learned that it’s OK to admit it. 2. People will not define you by your diagnosis.  When I was first diagnosed with ADHD a few months ago, I was terrified to come out to my friends and family and say, “I have ADHD.” Surprisingly after I did tell them, they were very supportive and they reminded me that a diagnosis does not define who you are. 3.

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