We have a multi-dimensional mental health problem in the world. Many professionals aren’t trained to recognize nor address issues with ADHD or executive function training. Our family members might have had the same challenges we experience and just made the best of them. And of course, whatever they modeled for us is what we learned. Plus, nowhere along the way was it ever mentioned that we could do something about these challenges ourselves – even without a diagnosis!
Prescribers aren’t recommending executive function skills training. Therapists aren’t recommending executive function skills training. Colleges aren’t recommending or offering executive function skills training; neither are employers. So, if all the main people in your life weren’t making these recommendations, why would you even know or consider this as something you can do for yourself?
Welcome to the seventh Ask Dr B episode, and the eighteenth episode overall of Harness Your ADHD Power, a podcast show I created to explore the many facets of adult life with ADHD and how you can learn to harness your personal ADHD power to become unstoppable.
I’m so glad you could join me today for my podcast show. It’s time to change things up a bit so you don’t get in a rut and stop paying attention in the moment because you anticipate what’s coming next. Yup! There’s definitely comfort in knowing what to expect, and it can also sabotage your attention and focus.
So, what questions did you wake up with this morning? What tasks are you dreading because you have questions about what to do, when to do it, how to do it or if you even should do it?
Kind of summing it up, the question I’m wondering about this morning is: What is the #1 biggest struggle or frustration you have right now? I...
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