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"

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Have you ever wanted to be… better than you are?

Have you ever wanted to be… better than you are?

What would it be like to scale the highest mountain? What would it be like to catch the rose before the curtains close? What would it be like to stand on the podium in triumph and listen to the crowd adore your accomplishment, to be applauding you? Yes, you! What would it be like? Can you hear them? Listen, listen closely. What would it be like to come home after a successful day, not having made too many mistakes, not having forgotten an appointment, not having been chastised or punished? What would it be like to sit down, open your books and diligently work on your homework and finish it too? Listen, listen closely. Can you hear them now? Take a moment, relax, and cut the chatter in your mind, focus. You can hear them. I know you can. You’re just lazy, you’re just not interested enough. You’re just no good for […]

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Resistance is Not Futile

Resistance is Not Futile

I can feel the flames, low, smoldering, dancing waves of heat below; I can feel them grow more intense, warmer until they’re almost unbearably hot. The flames are rising, and I can almost taste the heat, so thick and pure. I can feel it. Can you feel it? I say it so often, to never give up and to never give in. It’s so easy to do. To give up, to give in and to let the flames die, without feeding them, let them starve… futility. Too many times I read things that are hurtful, painful and faithless. There are children who do nothing wrong but are born with a disability that makes them difficult, that makes them challenging, that makes them different. And for that, many are punished, treated wrongly, told they will never make it, that all hope is just a dream and dreams are for bedtime. Therefore, the insinuation all to often is: […]

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