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A.D.D. and Parent’s High Expectations

Having received this email from one of us who has come to understand that her brainstyle primarily walks the A.D.D. path, I want to share her question about high expectations. I’ve learned that many of us have similar questions, interests, … Read more ...

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The Gift, by Guest Writer Cary Stillwell

Introduction: Lynn Weiss

One of the best parts of being “out there” as someone with an A.D.D. style of brain construction is that I get the opportunity to meet absolutely wonderful people like our guest writer today, Cary Stillwell.

Both … Read more ...

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Writing in the ADD-Way: “Progress is Our Most Important Product”

“Progress is our most important product,” was a phrase with which I was raised. As I mentioned in the last blog (9/24/13), I wasn’t sure if I knew where I was heading when I began writing Embracing A.D.D., A Healing Read more ...

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The Child You Once Were: An A.D.D. Child’s Experience

As I began to write my first draft of my new book, Embracing A.D.D.: A Healing Perspective, I thought I would introduce the idea of The True You, that innate core within ourselves that reflects the attributes of Attention … Read more ...

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Embracing A.D.D.: The gift of a Lifetime

Did you know that by embracing your A.D.D. as a valuable part of yourself that you’ll be able to use the wonderful gift brainstyle your brainstyle has made available to you? If you’re greatly active, mentally, physically, socially, and emotionally, … Read more ...

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The Fullness of Living ADD and the Wounding of Living ADD

 KC, 

Your poetic comment is heartfelt, beautiful, painful and, above all, REAL.

The first step to healing wounding is being willing to feel. By feeling instead of shutting off or drowning our feelings, we all can use the best of Read more ...

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Attention Deficit Disorder in Adults – A new (as yet untitled) book calling for your input

I’m working on a new ADD Book– JOIN ME!      

I’m looking for examples of the many ways in which Attention Deficit Disorder affects those of us with this wonderful, much mis-understood style of brain construction. 

I don’t intend to rehash Read more ...

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A Compassionate, Hard Look at A.D.D. (Part 3)

Keynote speech presented by Lynn Weiss at AADIEN, 1997

I ask you!
3. Own your own ADD identity, including the way you think and feel.

We do have organization. It’s just different and often internal. We are logical within our … Read more ...

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A Compassionate, Hard Look at A.D.D. (Part 1)

History

In 1977 My four-year-old was expelled from reading readiness.
In 1978 My five-year-old was promoted to first grade, then demoted back to Kindergarten two months later.
In 1982 He was diagnosed with ADHD.
In 1986 As a young adolescent,
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Brain Styles and A.D.D. Part 2

Scott Burr’s Question # 2 and Part of Question 3

The real question is why do people choose work that is not suitable for them?

I especially invite you, my blog reader, to comment on this question. There is not Read more ...

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