==Many people with ADHD wonder if they have a ‘bad’ memory. It’s a short question with a complicated answer because it really depends on how your individual brain works. There are actually 3 types of memory: short-term, working, and long-term. Kids and adults with ADHD … Continue reading Does Having ADHD Mean Having A ‘Bad’ Memory? Not Necessarily.
As we turn the new page on the calendar and welcome 2024, it’s common for many people to take stock of what happened in 2023 and what changes they would like to see for themselves, their families, their communities and even the world. One topic … Continue reading Top 4 Mental Health Issues Facing Teens with ADHD in 2024
Dear Dr. Saline, I recently started my first full time job after graduating from college and feel like I’m struggling with the adjustment. I’ve had the usual ups and downs in school which come with ADHD. But now that I’m working, my tendency toward perfectionism … Continue reading Ask Dr. Saline: How do I avoid the perfectionism trap?
Dear Dr. Saline, One of my resolutions for the new year is to be more productive at home and at work. I’m prone to procrastination and think my ADHD is partially to blame. But I really want to get more things done and feel that … Continue reading Ask Dr. Saline: How do I motivate myself and avoid procrastination?
While being with our family and extended relatives can be rewarding, fun and loving, very few people actually live the Hollywood depictions of holidays and family gatherings. Instead, many of us spend our time together carefully navigating a field littered with unexpected potholes, tripping up … Continue reading Four Tips for Navigating Tricky Family Relationships This Holiday Season
As we head into the holiday season beginning with Thanksgiving in the United States next week, this is typically a time to express gratitude for all that we have. This year, let’s also focus on being thankful for all that we are. Children and adults … Continue reading ADHD and Self-Acceptance: The Importance of Being Thankful for All That You Are
Dear Dr. Saline, I’m a 26 year old man with ADHD. I’ve always found the holiday season overwhelming, but especially the last couple years since I moved away from home. The travel, gift planning, and non-stop parties leave me exhausted. I know it’s important to … Continue reading Ask Dr. Saline: How Do I Set Myself Up for Success This Holiday Season?
Dear Dr. Saline, I’m raising 2 kids under the age of 10, both of whom have ADHD. Every day feels like a fire drill. It seems like I’m constantly juggling problems and never have time to catch up or slow down. I’m frustrated, exhausted and … Continue reading Ask Dr. Saline: How to Stay Calm, Confident, and Consistent When Raising Kids with ADHD
October is ADHD Awareness Month. It’s a time to celebrate all that is wonderful, unique, and special about you. If you, or someone you love or work with, has ADHD, you’re aware of the various challenges and obstacles that go along with it. There’s a … Continue reading ADHD Awareness Month Is All About The Wonderful, Unique YOU!
Conversations can be both rewarding and challenging for folks with ADHD. Perhaps you get too excited about a topic or feel nervous and overshare? Maybe you lose track of the flow and scramble to catch up on what you missed. Sometimes you might want to … Continue reading Stop interrupting, be present and enjoy connecting with others: How to manage ADHD in conversations