In a previous post, I talked about my experience with adult ADHD and common symptoms I think we should be talking about more. In this article, I’m sharing some tips I’ve learned or discovered over the years to help me be more successful living with ADHD. [Read more…] about 13 Ways to Make Life Better When You Have Adult ADHD
Mental Health Info + Tips
We often hear about how amazing meditation is: that it can reduce anxiety and depression, calm your mind, and bring you more into the present moment.
But what if you try meditation and it makes you more anxious?
If so, I completely relate. [Read more…] about What If Meditation Makes Me Anxious?
I’m gonna be honest — I’ve been having some rough days recently.
And I wish I could say why, but the truth is, I’ve just felt off. Caught up in my own head.
Sometimes very, very down.
Over the years I’ve learned this can hit me when new things are happening and I’m feeling overwhelmed.
For example, I’m moving to a new home in a few days. I’m also planning a wedding, which is super exciting, but there’s a lot to think about.
I’m also dealing with fluctuations in the effectiveness of my ADHD medication that is frustrating when it comes to my work (maybe I’ll elaborate on that more in another post).
I’m sharing this because I’ve learned in times like this, the meaning of self-care is a little different. [Read more…] about How to Do Self-Care When Your Mind is Overwhelmed
I have a thing for quotes. In high school and college, I used to compile them to refer to when I was feeling down or needed inspiration. And I’ve found it’s still a good practice for me today! Who doesn’t want to learn from some of the world’s most inspiring and noteworthy people?
So, in case you’re like me and could also use an extra boost from time to time (or daily), I’ve made a list of top living your best life quotes. [Read more…] about 25 Inspiring Quotes for Living Your Best Life Ever
I recently discovered something about myself: I have ADHD.
Well actually, I re-discovered this about myself. I had strong suspicions about it in college—and even took medication for it briefly—but somehow I mostly forgot about that until my late 20’s.
But now, I’m 28 (at the time of writing this) and know for a fact I have ADHD and ADHD symptoms. As an adult. And as a female. [Read more…] about 9 Adult ADHD Symptoms We’re Not Talking About Enough
We never stop. As women we are always on the go: cooking, cleaning, working, doing. We forget that taking care of others includes taking care of ourselves.
Our own guilt plays a role in how much we do and how little we stop to think about us. We feel guilty about relaxing, letting others down, and having to tell others no.
Guilt prevents us from realizing that self-care is not selfish; self-care is self-love. [Read more…] about Why Self-Care is Not Selfish [Guest Post]