Tag Archives: self-delusion

Writing and ADHD

1. Will You Please Just Sit Down And Write? Last August I started to dedicate much of my writing efforts [...]

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All Americans Are Republican; All ADHDers Are Creative

Statement 1: If 27% of Americans are Republicans, then all Americans are Republican. [note 1] Statement 2: If 73% of ADHDers get [...]

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Advice for the Adult (and not so adult) ADHDer

We’ve all grown up with stories like the tooth fairy who exchanges teeth for money, or a Santa Claus who [...]

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The Story We Tell Ourselves

…we can be blind to the obvious, and we are also blind to our blindness. – Daniel Kahneman, Thinking, Fast [...]

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Marko Ferek and the Holy Trinity of Self-Delusion

For years I assumed that everyone could see the things that I could see. Wasn’t it obvious that our lives [...]

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I Think Therefore I Yam

I was puzzled by a recent post in PsychCentral. I read it and reread it. I waited a few days [...]

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Thoughts In The Middle Of The Night

- What is the end game for ADHD? How do the final decades of our lives play out? Do we [...]

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The Problem of “Keeping It Up” & Other Random Thoughts

Random Thought Number 1023: It can be difficult to keep it up each and every time. There’s the pressure to [...]

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The “Brilliant Reality” of ADHD

In my head I’m a brilliant writer and I’m chock full of ideas that are, quite frankly, brilliant. I’m often [...]

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Thoughts on a Wellbutrin-less Theme, or My Search For the Gift of Adhd

Thoughts on a Wellbutrin-less Theme, or My Search For the Gift of Adhd if only I could sit if only [...]

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I Can’t Decide On A Title: “Memory, Anger & ADHD” or “Take This Gift and Shove It” or “Taming Your ADHD”

I’m pleased to report that the Verizon issue, as described in my post Don’t Worry…Get Angry, has been resolved. On [...]

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Have You Seen This Missing…And Angry…ADHDer?

I receive emails from many of my blog readers and I’ve decided to use the opening of this post to [...]

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Knowing and Not Knowing

“He that knows not, and knows not that he knows not is a fool. Shun him He that knows not, [...]

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Time To Grow Up

There comes a time in life when we all must grow up, a time when we dispense with the mythology [...]

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Integrationists vs Separatists: The Two Worlds of Diagnosed Adult ADHDers

Ptolemy versus Copernicus. Integrationists versus Separatists. Both are describing the same reality yet arrive at radically different explanations for the [...]

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ADHD: Awesome and Deadly

An email from an ADHDer. Subject: Open this email I have ADD and I want to share! Message: Hi Jeff, [...]

What It Feels Like To Have ADHD

ADHD – A Love Story (Part 6)

The Trap is Set

The Wanderer

The Child Within The Man

ADHD – A Love Story (Part 5)

The System Is Blinking Red

ADHD – A Love Story (Part 4)

A Quick Bite

ADHD – A Love Story (Part 3)

Thick As A Brick

How Do You Know If You Have ADHD?

The Warning Signs of ADHD

ADHD – A Love Story (Part 2)

Warning Signs

ADHD – A Love Story (Part 1)

The Ground Shakes

A Cure for ADHD

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The Perfect Month

What A Great Time Of Year

That’s What I Call ADHD-Friendly Software

A recent ADHD newsletter noted that The Brain — a mind mapping software — might be a useful tool for [...]

Life in the Modern Age

Sixteen months ago I moved from the world of entrepreneurship — a portmanteau comprised of the French word entrepreneur, which [...]

E-Card Fun

Some more e-card humor: Expressing Your ADHD Self…Digitally A Few Laughs, Giggles & Groans

While Rome Burns

I’ve started collecting screenshots of online advertising. I’m trying to understand the message. The ad below says that if I’m [...]

Kiss Your Distractions Goodbye

Do one thing at a time

ADHD Does Not Exist

I can’t tell what is more disturbing. A book titled “ADHD Does Not Exist: The Truth About Attention Deficit and [...]