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I read a lot of books about ADHD. Check out my top 10 here.

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Everyone’s ADHD manifests differently.  The understanding of ADHD as a whole is important, as are different perspectives on how to best manage ADHD traits that may get in the way. Here are my current Top 10 (in no particular order) books and a short review of each: ADHD …

“It happens every time!” Until it doesn’t. Prediction Error is at play.

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Our brains are constantly constructing anticipated outcomes based on thousands and thousands of past experiences. Every time we have an experience, the brain revisits former experiences, layers on data from the new experience, and creates a more substantial model for future experiences. But what happens when the data …

The Procrastination Doom Loop: If you procrastinate, you are rewarding your brain.

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Why do we procrastinate? Procrastination, in its most basic form, is short-term mood relief.  Here’s how it goes: There’s something you don’t want to do, let’s say writing the report your boss asked for by the end of the week. You’re a little nervous about it because you …

Did you know your helpful ADHD medication may need to change with your unique hormone levels?

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Yes, there is a difference between females and males with ADHD. Why? Hormones play a significant role in how ADHD manifests, not only between the sexes but throughout a woman’s life cycle. Your medication may have been working swimmingly for years, and now it’s not working as well. …

What’s the connection between ADHD & Exercise?

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Most of us are aware that exercise is critical to maintaining a healthy lifestyle, but is more important for some than others? “When you exercise, your brain releases chemicals called neurotransmitters, including dopamine, which help with attention and clear thinking. People with ADHD often have less dopamine than usual …