May 14th, 2013
If a little is good, a lot has to be better, right? Wrong! Want proof?
An Ambien might put you to sleep for the night. Six Ambien could result in a very long dirt nap!
Lifting weights can build muscle. Lifting too much weight can tear muscle.
A table spoon of castor oil is a laxative. A bottle of castor oil is a national security issue. I know! I drank a bottle as a child.
One final example……
April 18th, 2013
I glanced to my left. The woman in the next car was combing her hair and applying lipstick, eyeliner, and mascara—all while maneuvering in and out of traffic. Thank heaven she’d taken her shower before she left home.
April 11th, 2013
Several years ago I backed out of my garage and screeched to a stop in the middle of the road. I didn’t have my Day-timer. (Yep! that’s how long ago it was) Without that calendar I was paralyzed.
As I sat fretting over how I could go on living, I realized I had planned the life right out of my life.
February 26th, 2013
The expression behind the eight ball comes from the pool-table. In some forms of pool, sinking or even touching the eight-ball is taboo except in end play. To be “behind the eight ball” is to be unable to proceed with scoring because the eight ball is in the way.
At some point in time all of us find “the demands on our time” looming like a monstrous eight ball obstructing our view and enjoyment of some of the most important things in life.
March 21st, 2012
Am I the only one who can put off what needs to be done by thinking of something else that needs to be done? Am I the only one that has a hard time cleaning up a desk because everything I touch grabs my attention? I have read entire books while cleaning my desk. Please let me know I am not the only one that walks into a room and wonders why I am there? If I open my computer I am dead. There they are. All those enticing icons calling for my attention, making me forget why I opened my computer in the first place.
I was diagnosed with DADH a long time ago. Not everybody has this fun, challenging disorder, but everybody seems to have at least some of the symptoms….. I call it PNRTAC Pretty Normal Response To American Culture.
People who are plugged in 24 hours a day seven days a week, who never rest and often tackle far more than it is possible to handle will certainly find it difficult to concentrate.
Now where was I? Oh, yes. Here are five helpful hints that have helped me survive and even thrive as a ADDH practitioner!