Category: Miscellaneous

Discovering My Real Me

Miscellaneous

by David Giwerc

Why can’t I be perfect? Why can’t I be the best? Why can’t I be the center? Why can’t I be the richest? Why can’t I be revered? Why can’t I be the star? Why can’t I be …? …and when I paused, I realized:



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Stimulant Diversion Rising with Young Adults with ADHD

ADHD Education | Miscellaneous

Stimulant diversion, which can range from giving a friend a single pill to selling one’s prescribed pills to others, is on the rise; and young adults, particularly college students, are the primary source of this increasing and troubling form of prescription medication misuse.

By David Giwerc, MCAC, MCC



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Home Turf by Erin Dingle

Miscellaneous

Have you wondered what ADHD coaching can do for you?

This is a poem written by Erin Dingle, following a session with Laura Godfrey, her ADHD coach, that answers that question.



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Colors by Kris Moauro

Miscellaneous

Former ADDCA student Kris Moauro wrote a wonderful new song called Colors. 

It's a story of self-discovery, self-acceptance and looking at things, people and the world as a whole in a new, non-judgmental way. 'I can see in colors I do it everyday I just don't see the grey'..."

Enjoy the video here.






When Boring And Hard Are Synonymous - Understanding the struggle with ADHD

ADHD Education | Miscellaneous

By Nathaniel Peters

I have ADHD. No, I’ve never been officially diagnosed as an adult. 

As a toddler in the early 90s, the teachers just called me “challenged” and told my parents I needed help. 

In what I can only describe as heroism, my parents refused to medicate me. Instead, they were advocates for me through and through, and over time, I learned to deal with being endlessly distracted.



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A Pause

ADHD Education | ADHD Quotes | Coaches in Action | Miscellaneous

Master Coach, and ADDCA Teleclass leader, Jay Perry wrote this powerful poem.



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It’s Not How Old You Are Externally…

ADHD Quotes | Miscellaneous

I read this wonderful articleabout the oldest man alive, Yisrael Kristal, who is 112 years old and is a Holocaust survivor:  

His life and his attitude towards all the tragedy he has experienced, enlightened and inspired me with this thought:

It's not how old you are identified externally. It's how old you feel inspired, internally, which keeps your soul motivated eternally.

- David Giwerc






Reach Out and Connect with Others, Especially, When You Don’t Feel Like It

Miscellaneous

I know I can procrastinate when I don't feel emotionally my best. I look for excuses to call a friend, go workout, do something for someone.

The old story is that if I don't feel good I will bring everyone around me down.

What I have consistently discovered is when I choose to call or spend time with a good friend or cherished family member, the moment I hear their voice, I always feel better.



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