Psychology Today: ADHD and Productive Procrastination

“Do you ever feel so overwhelmed with dreaded tasks that you do anything else instead of beginning them? Does it seem like you’re running in place and not getting where you want to go?

Instead of calling yourself “lazy” or a “slacker,” consider that many people with ADHD struggle with procrastination. Whether it’s wanting things to be perfect—and not starting something because you can’t get it that way—avoiding a dreaded task that seems miserable, or going to the car wash instead of writing the report that’s due tomorrow, if you have ADHD, you have natural executive functioning challenges related to initiation, motivation, and goal-directed persistence.”

Read the full article by Dr. Saline!

“ADHD and Productive Procrastination: How to stop delaying and get to the main task.”

By Dr. Sharon Saline on Psychology Today