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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ADHD the Creative Mind and Ghosts?

ADHD the Creative Mind and Ghosts?

Halloween was my favorite holiday as a child, because of the candy, not the costumes or any of the scary stuff. I was the wimpiest kid alive when it came to scary stuff, especially haunted houses. You could not get me into a haunted house no matter how much candy I was bribed with.   That’s funny, though, because now my favorite TV show is the Travel Chanel’s Ghost Adventures! It’s a lot of fun watching Nick, Aaron and Zak act like a bunch of kids in haunted houses with cameras (which is as close as I will get to a haunted house)! Ah, I envy them – not! But, it is fun to watch them cut up and have some fun, even if I am a skeptic (at least, I want to be a skeptic).   Okay, I had a purpose for this blog post. Oh, yes:   Do […]

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With Acceptance We Can Overcome and Achieve

With Acceptance We Can Overcome and Achieve

It’s true that with acceptance for who we are, and all which that encompasses, can we learn, overcome and thrive to achieve whatever kind of wonderful is for us. Far too often I read or hear people with ADHD berating themselves, putting themselves down and cursing ADHD, which is as much a part of who they are as anything else. Now, I am not saying ADHD doesn’t give us reasons to be ticked off, upset and feel dejected. Oh, it clearly does! But, you know what? No amount of self-deprecation will take ADHD away or force one’s self to be better or different or, heaven forbid, normal. It’s somewhat along the lines of a teacher scolding a child with ADHD with the intent that he can make the child realize that she is just lazy and, if she wants to enough, she can be normal and function in normal ‘accepted’ ways. The most […]

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