ADHD Quotes

Qa 21  - qualities not measured

Qualities Not Measured by Most Tests

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The world around me likes to measure peoples' reputations by the level of their performance and results. 

I on the other hand, measure myself by my invisible traits, attributes and capacities. These can not be measured. They do define the genuine authentic character of who I am and what I choose to do in my life. 

-David Giwerc






At the age of 52 I went to my 1st #ADHD conference…

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"At the age of 52 I went to my 1st ADHD conference. People were spilling things, losing keys & getting lost- I was home!"   -ADHD patient


My first ADDA conference was like this. 

I also loved it because there were 500 people having 2500 conversations and everyone was able to follow all of them without getting frustrated or overwhelmed. 

Can you relate to either one of these statements?






Your uniqueness is also your creativity…

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Your uniqueness is also your creativity. 

It helps you think outside the box and aligns with your strengths/values.

It helps you with problem solving. 






I prefer to think of ADHD as attention abundance disorder…

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The ADHD filter often takes in more of the world around us.

It can either lead to overwhelm, or a connection to a perspective so brilliant, that when articulated, it shines the light on new pathways, products and possibilities.

- David Giwerc






Qa 23  the adhd brain

The ADHD brain structure isn’t an abnormality

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"In my opinion, the #ADHD brain structure is not truly an abnormality. In fact, I believe a very good case can be made that it is not only normal, though in the minority, but may well be a superior brain structure." 

- Paul Elliott, M.D.






Engagement and interest are hallmarks of ADHD hyper focus that can…

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An environment that encourages open curiosity and conversation is ADHD conducive to catalyzing creative forms of expression and innovation.

-David Giwerc






An ADD mind is super focused when engaged…

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The hyper focus of the ADHD brain can be an attribute when focused on positive, purposeful tasks and goals.

However, it is important to strike a balance of activities that do not place all the ADHD enthusiasm and energy in only one arena at the expense of other important pathways to growth.

- David Giwerc






People with #ADHD find more success by…

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We have innate talents that are often buried.

We need to excavate them out of their hiding places, embrace them, and use them every day so the connections to our brain make them even stronger.

-David Giwerc 






If you understand how your own unique #ADHD brain wiring works you…

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When you don't understand how your ADHD has been getting in the way of what you CAN do really well, you tend to focus on what you DON'T do well.

By understanding where the challenges of your ADHD show up, you can get them out of your way and do things in your unique, successful, fulfilling way.

- David Giwerc






Attention Deficit’ is really attention inconsistency…

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ADHD is also an attention "abundance" challenge.

When you are highly interested in a subject, task or project you can intensely hyper focus on it for hours and completely lose track of time.

The key is to match the intensity of your engaged attention with a purposeful, inspiring intention.

This combination frequently manifests in a positive result.

- David Giwerc