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January 27, 2023


ADHD – Learning about Your Super Power

“When I’m focused, I can get so much done!

I blast through my to-do list and accomplish everything!

When I’m on, I’m on and nothing can stop me.”

This is what we hear from clients with ADHD.

Unfortunately, there is a lot of negative press, view and opinions about ADHD.

The positive aspects of ADHD can be lost , ignored or pushed aside.

Shameful, embarrassing, a diagnosis, you’re lazy, you’re disorganized, it doesn’t really exist…

Family, teachers, friends may all have an opinion about its existence and its legitimacy.

Stigma affects self-esteem, friendships and perception of future possibilities

Imposing limits that are not actually there. And really, that have no reason to ever come into existence.

People will also tell you

That a diagnosis will lead to medication. (This is ONE option of MANY, it may or may not be an option for you, and that’s ok!)

I’m here to change that story and reshape what you may have always been told to be true.

People with ADHD have so many wonderful skills and qualities that should be mentioned and celebrated.

  • Optimistic
  • Happy & enthusiastic
  • Eager to help others
  • Can do several things at once
  • Great sense of humour
  • Persistent
  • Compassionate
  • Care a lot about their friends and families
  • Like meeting new people
  • See details others miss
  • Hyper-focus for hours
  • Can do several things at once
  • Adventurous
  • Fun to be around
  • Willing to try new things and take risks

When it comes to ADHD, there will be struggles.

Being afraid to seek professional help shouldn’t be one of them.

A diagnosis isn’t a bad thing.

Rather, I think of it as a clear path forward.

Instead of taking random guesses of strategies that might be successful

A diagnosis will show you a clear path forward filled with specific strategies just for you.

Armed with that knowledge and with the proper support, you will see that loving your super-power will help you accomplish so much!


Adapted from the article:

25 Things to Love About ADHD


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