My Life guest blog My Life

“I’m No Longer a Spectator to the Unfolding of My Life.”

Reading now: 837
www.additudemag.com

diagnosed with ADHD later in life, I struggled with a host of situations and skills prior to fully understanding my brain — and how to work with it, not against it.

Without this knowledge, I was left to blame myself for shortcomings, all while my dopamine-deprived brain desperately grasped for anything to alleviate its starved state.These deficits are debilitating.

They elicit much anxiety and can make it impossible to complete any task in an appropriate timeframe.Consider this innocuous statement: “The quiz will start at 2 p.m.”To a neurotypical college student, this statement means that by the time 2 p.m.

Read more on additudemag.com
The website mental.guide is an aggregator of articles from open sources. The source is indicated at the beginning and at the end of the announcement. You can send a complaint on the article if you find it unreliable.