If Your Feelings of Overwhelm Have Kicked into High Gear - 081

Feeling overwhelmed isn’t automatically a positive or a negative experience; it depends on the emotion and on the meaning you give to the emotion you’re feeling.  You could be overwhelmed with gratitude and self-love or overwhelmed with grief and shame.

The meaning I give overwhelmed is that it implies “too much” or “more than someone can comfortably handle.”  Is that you?

Every time I imagine what life is like WITHOUT well-developed executive function skills before the pandemic, and then imagine it during this pandemic, the impact just 10x’d itself in terms of the negative overwhelm and impact that it is having on your lives.  And so many of you are telling me exactly that.

The good news?

Executive Function skills can be learned, no matter what age you are.  No matter where you are located in the world.  All it takes is the right training, strategies and support. 

In this episode Dr B talks about:

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Personal Possessions Homeless and Can't Be Found Anywhere - 007

homeless stuff overwhelm May 15, 2017

Welcome to the seventh episode 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 believe that each and every one of us comes to this lifetime with a gift of some sort; something we carry inside of us and often aches to be expressed but may be stuck due to our challenges. This was certainly my life years ago and over the years I’ve created strategies and worked out ways of making the most of my gifts and who I am and want to share with you, my listeners, so you might do the same.

As I often say, “The greatest and most neglected human need is the need to be recognized and appreciated.” I believe all people have this need, in addition to our other needs, of course.

In this episode, I talk about taking the overwhelm out of having so much homeless stuff and helping you gain some control and peace of...

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