You just lost 13 years of your life…

The author of a recent study concludes that an adult diagnosis of ADHD carries with it a reduction of up to 13 years in life expectancy - you’re going to die sooner than those with normal brains. Why? The study cited "impaired behavioral inhibition" including "low conscientiousness, poor self-regulation, high impulsivity." Put another way, ADHD…

Exhausted

If you’ve just been diagnosed, you might be really tired from trying to hot-wire a compromised attention span with various shortcuts, quick fixes, and strange remedies. Me? I used coffee, sugar, more coffee, tons of exercise, a standing desk, distance running, yoga, mid-day showers, martial arts, weightlifting, cigarettes, chewing my fingernails to the point where…

Below potential

The word Potential has become sickening to me. For years I have thought I could achieve what I set my mind on, only to be surprised by the gap between what I wanted to deliver and the thing I actually put out into the world. It was such a mystery to me I lost belief…