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Read past issues of the Extra Focus

  • Impulsivity and Inhibition

  • People Pleasing

  • New Puppy!

  • Overcoming Shame

  • The Best ADHD Strategy

  • Getting Diagnosed

  • ADHD Does NOT Mean You Are Hyperactive

  • ADHD is a Terrible Name

  • How to Build Tiny ADHD Habits

  • Working with ADHD

  • Stop "shoulding" yourself

  • New ADHD Video

  • ADHD Myths and Moving On

  • My ADHD Diagnosis Story

  • ADHD Rejection Sensitivity

  • ADHD Brain Networks

  • Overcoming the Fear of Starting

  • Losing Interest

  • Habits and ADHD

  • I'll Act When It's Urgent, Not A Moment Sooner

  • Do You Have Enough Time

  • Getting Things Done with ADHD

  • ADHD + Sleep Struggles

  • The Wall of Awful

  • ADHD Projects on Projects on Projects

  • Managing Finances with ADHD

  • Storyworthy Time Management

  • Rest vs. ADHD

  • Feeling Misunderstood

  • The ADHD Internal Clock

  • ADHD Brain Fog

  • ADHD Burnout

  • Positive Thinking Isn't (Always) the Answer

  • Estimating Time

  • Broccoli Isn't Supposed to Hurt

  • Symptoms of ADHD

  • Building a Second Brain

  • Our Brain is a Liar

  • No Longer Alone

  • What is Executive Function?

  • Afraid of Being Bored

  • Imposter Syndrome

  • Trouble with Time

  • 2021 Annual Review

  • Toxic Productivity

  • Stuck in ADHD Inertia

  • When Plans Change Unexpectedly

  • Favorites of 2021

  • What Is Your Soundtrack?

  • Why Don't Planners Work?

  • Ultimate ADHD Gift Guide

  • How To Stay Focused

  • Finding Good ADHD Advice

  • The Paradoxes of ADHD

  • My ADHD Comic is Live!

  • Cut Yourself Some Slack

  • "Not reaching your potential"

  • What is the Infinity Drawer?

  • Near Imminent

  • ABCs of ADHD

  • I'm Speaking at the ADHD Awareness Expo!

  • Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria

  • Four Cs of Motivation

  • You Are Not Lazy

  • Mistakes

  • Driven To Create

  • Hyperfocus

  • Writing In Public

  • Announcement!

  • Time Blindness

  • Productivity is Broken

  • Physical Discomfort

  • Interest + Intention

  • Let's Talk!

  • Handwriting in ADHD

  • ADHD Community

  • Prospective Memory

  • Managing Time

  • Unique Creativity

  • ADHD Storytelling

  • Finding the Interest

  • Networking Thought

  • Just-In-Time Hindsight

  • Impulse Control

  • Externalize Your Brain

  • Is ADHD A Superpower?

  • Catching Lightning

  • Losing Sleep

  • Purpose and Positivity

  • Collecting Hobbies

  • Letting Things Spiral