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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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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The Amazing Year of 2010 My Top Ten plus 1

The Amazing Year of 2010 My Top Ten plus 1

It’s nearing the end of the year and as I do {most} every year, I am going to take a moment to reflect a little. In the past when I reflected back on year’s gone by, I had a tendency to look at the negative things that affected me, but not this time, not this year! I am not going to write about how I survived a terrible bout of Mono, no, not going to do that. Not going to talk about strangely swollen glands or, wanting to sleep, but couldn’t. Nope, not going there, not going to talk about how I had a root removal and synthetic transplant and another tooth pulled, or how taking antibiotics temporarily covered me in a rash due to undiagnosed Mono. The rash was a gift as it helped discover the Mono (ha!). Did I mention when I rushed to the hospital no less than 3 times? [...]

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The NING decision to Charge Premiums – No More Free Web…Ouch!

The NING decision to Charge Premiums – No More Free Web…Ouch!

I have been reading many news posts and blog posts condemning NING for its recent bait and switch, its decision to go from a free platform to a premium platform only. I run a humble Ning community called ADDer World the ADHD Social Network and I have come to meet some wonderful, caring people who live in the world of ADD & ADHD either with it or with someone who has it, or just want to learn more from first hand experiences. It is needless to say a wonderful group and I will do everything in my power to keep it up and running! However, my positive thinking may be put to a major new test. With that said, I have already been paying premium charges to Ning, so I am not on their completely free platform anyway – so what does this mean to me? I don’t know yet. [...]

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UP yep UP and Daydreaming

UP yep UP and Daydreaming

Our ADDer World ADHD Social Network site was under maintenance by NING recently and is back up! Whew! Here are some of our latest posts to check out (folks are daydreaming lately!): I was trying to daydream, but my mind kept wandering. Daydreaming Along Singing Our Song…….. If you’ve mentioned our ADDer World ADHD Social Network on your blog or website in an article or post, please let me know and I will let our members know where they can read your post. Keath Low has a great blog about A.D.D. and she mentioned ADDer World here. Also another member, Jeff recently mentioned our ADDer World Social network on his always interesting blog here. Also, I would like to make a very special mention of my Brother-in-Law’s (Joan’s Brother) wonderful book:  Leonardo da Vinci: The Life and Work of a Genius By Matthew Landrus (( Matthew Landrus is Associate Lecturer and Internal Examiner for [...]

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Vote On New Book Cover Adult ADHD can be Sexy

Vote On New Book Cover Adult ADHD can be Sexy

ONLY MEMBERS  of the ADDer World ADHD Social Network CAN VOTE – Join to vote. A: B: C: I am testing book cover ideas, for my new book! Please let me know which cover you like, or IF YOU have a suggestion for a book cover and can demonstrate your idea in an image, please send it to me at my email address located in right column. Please make sure any images or designs you use are yours to freely use. If I choose a design submitted by a member, I will award the submitter free autographed copies of all my print published books: One Boy’s Struggle, The Brilliant Reality of ADHD and Adult ADHD can be Sexy! A final choice on the book cover will be made 14 Feb 2010 Adult ADHD can be Sexy will be available in 2010!

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