Adult ADD/ADHD is a brain style that really exists! Childhood ADD is defined as having the following major features:
inattentiveness, distractibility, impulsivity and possibly hyperactivity (ADHD). In many cases ADD/ADHD continues throughout life.
However many ADD or ADHD adults were not diagnosed as children, but find that later on they struggle in school, home, at work and
Are you struggling?
|>||You may have an extreme need for novelty and stimulation.|
|>||You may find that you can't stay focused on important tasks. |
|>||You may be easily distracted. |
|>||You may be easily bored and mentally restless when not busy. |
|>||You may find that you're good at multi-tasking but have trouble
initiating and/or completing an important task. |
|>||You probably are disorganized in your work, school or at home. |
|>||You often have difficulty managing your time. |
|>||You may have been told you are overt talkative and don't listen well. |
|>||You may be impulsive and take risks that are self-destructive. |
|>||You probably procrastinate to an extreme. |
|>||You often worry excessively because you're not meeting your goals. |
|>||You realize that you need instant gratification and are unable to
deal with the tedium of tasks. |
If you think that the many of the aforementioned statements fit you, you may have an ADD-like brain style.
But it's not a curse! ADDers have many positive qualities as well which you will realize in the COACHING process.