Motivational and inspirational writer, Bryan Hutchinson is the author of several books about life with ADHD including the highly acclaimed, best selling "One Boy′s Struggle: A Memoir" and the author of the hilarious eBook that went viral "10 Things I Hate about ADHD"

5 Steps To Get What You Want, Even If You Have ADHD!

5 Steps To Get What You Want, Even If You Have ADHD!
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What does a small white dog look like? Visualized the picture of a small white dog in your mind’s eye. Close your eyes for a moment. Imagine – Small. White. Dog. Roll with me on this. Got it? Did you clearly see an image of a small white dog in your mind or perhaps remember a dog that fit the description? Okay, I cheated by posting a picture of a small white dog. I do that sometimes. The mind’s eye is powerful. What if I told you that if you want something you must first visualize having it. Would you believe that? We do it all the time. I am willing to bet (and you can let me know) that today or perhaps for the next couple days you are going to notice (or think about) more small white dogs than normal. We visualize things all the time with our words, [...]

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This Is How ADHD Saved My Life!

This Is How ADHD Saved My Life!
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On a recent trip to France, Joan and I stopped at a wild animal / amusement park in the middle of a forest. It was a beautiful park in a picturesque valley surrounded by tall trees that seemed to reach up and touch the sky. It was in this majestic place of splendor and tranquility that I came face to face with one of my most powerful phobias. And it was there that I tried to overcome my fear. I failed. In the worst imaginable way. Face your fears. So they say. At this park there is a roller coaster type ride that takes a steep climb up the side of a mountain and then it freely sails back to the bottom. Sounds like easy fun, right? I thought so, too. I don’t like roller coasters. I tend to avoid them at all costs. They scare the living crap out of me to put [...]

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Medication and Diet OMG! Why ADD ADHD is so Misunderstood

Medication and Diet OMG! Why ADD ADHD is so Misunderstood

It’s a sad reality. Most people don’t understand ADHD. And, quite frankly, many do not want to. Unfortunately, too many are intolerant or ignorant. ADHD is an excuse, they say. Some go further than that, as you will soon read, and blame ADHD on pharmaceutical companies who, as you know, created ADHD so they can sell their over-priced medications. They have that power, apparently. Those reasons and more are why ADD ADHD is so misunderstood . It truly is amazing what some people believe or want to believe, isn’t it? Today I want to call your attention to an article published by Jaqui Karr. “Destroying Children with the Cloak of ADHD: Parents Need to Pay Attention” Karr states unequivocally: The problems AND answers lie in food. Sadly the pharmaceutical companies will do everything in their power to get the “experts” and medical community to say otherwise. Even sadder is that for the [...]

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How to Jailbreak ADHD Brain Lock

How to Jailbreak ADHD Brain Lock
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Has your brain ever locked up? You don’t have to admit it out loud. It’s okay. You can be secretive about it. Unless you’re at the checkout line, you forgot something and have no clue what it was. In that case you’re just standing there looking weird. Dumbstruck. Yeah, you’ve been there. At some point. Somewhere. Right? Me, too. Dumbstruck is a good word. It fits. I don’t like it. But it fits. You know the moment your brain has locked not because you realize it instantly. No. That would be too good to be true. You come to realize it because someone nearby asks if you are okay or if you need an ambulance. I am stuck like glue My PC is dying and I absolutely must replace it. That’s what this is about. That’s why my brain has locked up like Fort Knox! Seriously, it’s going, but it is [...]

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Exclusive Interview: Dr. Lara Honos-Webb on The Gift of ADHD

Exclusive Interview: Dr. Lara Honos-Webb on The Gift of ADHD
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“The Gift of ADHD” It is a well known, excellent book by Dr. Lara Honos-Webb. The title alone has caused quite a stir amongst people with ADHD for years, even to the point of creating somewhat of a controversy. Today I am delighted to present you with an exclusive interview with Lara. She minces no words as she talks about the “controversy” and discusses how people with ADHD can find their gifts. Dr. Lara Honos-Webb is a clinical psychologist and worldwide ADHD expert. She has published several books about the gift of ADHD and has been featured in Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, The Chicago Tribune and many newspapers across the USA. ADHD is a gift! (Click Here to tweet that if you like!) Interview: Dr. Lara Honos-Webb Q: The term “The Gift of ADHD” has become a very special phrase in the ADHD community, but there are those who are [...]

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10 Ways How Individual Sports Can Help Improve ADHD Symptoms

10 Ways How Individual Sports Can Help Improve ADHD Symptoms
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Michael Phelps, a person with ADHD, is the greatest Olympian ever! (Click Here to tweet that, it never gets old!) And with his last official Olympics swim he won yet another gold medal. His swimming career has been amazing, but Michael is accomplished in other areas of his life as well, he’s also an author and he’s a good person. And yes, he’s made mistakes, too. I highly recommend reading his book “No Limits” to get an idea of what he’s done to get where he’s at. When I’m focused, there is not one single thing, person, anything that can stand in the way of my doing something. There is not. If I want something bad enough, I feel I’m gonna get there. -Michael Phelps And I believe him. Sports Can Help ADHD Symptoms Isn’t it interesting how sports people, like Michael Phelps, do seem to have more control over there ADHD symptoms? Not [...]

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Exclusive Interview With Pulitzer Prize Winner Katherine Ellison On ADHD

Exclusive Interview With Pulitzer Prize Winner Katherine Ellison On ADHD
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A Person Who Has ADHD Won A Pulitzer Prize! (Click Here to tweet that statement.) I am happy to present you with an interview I recently conducted with Pulitzer Prize winning investigative journalist, Katherine Ellison. I think it is great to have a Pulitzer Prize winner as a part of our community. If you didn’t know it yet, you do now, Katherine has ADHD and so does her son, Buzz. In fact, Katherine wrote a book about her experiences with her son and their efforts to cope with ADHD! The book is titled Buzz and we’ll talk a little about that in a moment. Katherine has become a very active advocate for the ADHD community and does quite a bit of public speaking, so if your an event organizer, we’ll let you know how to book her for your event. Let’s get to the interview! I am sure you will enjoy it. She’s an [...]

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Michael Phelps, A Person With ADHD Is The Greatest Olympian Ever!

Michael Phelps, A Person With ADHD Is The Greatest Olympian Ever!
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This is a time to celebrate. One of our athletes, Michael Phelps, has accomplished what no other Olympian in the history of the Olympics has ever accomplished. 19 Medals. It is a record for the ages. Michael Phelps has ADHD. He is the greatest, undisputed champion of the Olympics. (Click Here to tweet that.) He’s one of us. Let’s take a moment to think about that. Few people in the world must train and prepare as much as an Olympian. Their life is eating, breathing, living in training. It’s what they do and they do it all for a moment in time. Some seize the moment and bask in the glory of winning a medal. Most. Do. Not. Michael Phelps is the best of the best. He seized the most moments. Why? What makes him different? What makes him the best? I am sure there are many answers. It’s easy [...]

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37 Most Awesome Motivational and Inspirational Famous Quotes

37 Most Awesome Motivational and Inspirational Famous Quotes
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I love collecting quotes! If you’ve read the free eBooks that I’ve written and give away on our ADDer World Social Network then you’ve probably noticed that they are sprinkled with meaningful quotes. Every quote I select and where I place it is done with great care. I’ve written nearly a dozen eBooks over the last several years, collecting thousands of quotes. In a series of blog posts I am going to share them all with you. 37 at a time. Comment and share your favorite quote with us.   37 Quotes Collection 1:   Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.  ~George Carlin “Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, ‘What’s in it for me?’”  ~Brian Tracy “People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.”  ~Anon “What lies behind [...]

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Stop Seeking Perfection and Approval, especially if you have ADD / ADHD

Stop Seeking Perfection and Approval, especially if you have ADD / ADHD
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How to stop striving for perfection and approval, that’s what this post and my latest FREE eBook is about. Special shout-out to Healthline for awarding my blog, one of the best ADHD blogs on the web! Thank you! I am a recovering perfectionist. I’ve never been perfect, mind you, not even close. But that didn’t stop me from striving to be. I always thought, somewhere in the back of my mind, that if I could achieve perfection then I would also achieve approval. It’s not that I told myself those things. No. It was behind the scenes of my thoughts that the idea was somehow planted, grew roots and those roots eventually strangled my creativity, my goals, my hopes, my enjoyment and my happiness. And, I have ADHD, too! I didn’t know that I was a perfectionist until I was diagnosed with ADHD and quite a ways into treatment. I was diagnosed with [...]

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