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Job instability in the recruiting industry has wrecked havoc on my mental health adding major depression and worsening my executive dysfunction .

Some of the contract roles I’ve done have had mean man… more

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I'd love to know how all of you retain information as your responsibilities and volume of information thrown at you increase, while the expectation that you quickly understand problems and synthesize insights… more

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How do you balance hustling for professional opportunities for the future...while on vacation (a pricy one at that)? 🫤

I submitted an application much later than I normally would have because I was o… more

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I need a referral for away out of staffing into a less quota driven role that is more focused on work quality. Does anyone have any suggestions?

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Am I the only one that when I get stuck and I need to be more productive I automatically want to throw out the planner I already have and go and start fresh new planner new apps new set up everything … more

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Did you have 💊 to solve the problem? Would you recommend it?

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I am dying. I spent SO much time on social media and I can’t control myself :( it severely impacted my sleep, work and life :(( anyone?

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Is ADHD associated with insomnia?

What tools help you manage multiple projects especially with ADHD?

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⏳ Have any of you set your lives up in such a way where you've been able to at least partially remove time management as a stressor? Does anyone have a job that has a flexible start time? How did that get est… more

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Watched a training video on .05 speed and it helped so much! They always talk so fast and it just goes in one ear and out the other.

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Does anyone go to the bathroom as soon as you feel the urge? I have a bad habit of waiting until I can't hold it anymore.

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What are some apps or planners or anything that help you keep your professional life together that you can stick with? Motion is all over my feed - but I am skeptical. Wisey has come up too. Anythi… more

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Hi all! New here. What were some of your first symptoms ? how old were you and were u diagnosed by a medical professional?

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Hi there!

I’m interested in getting a formal diagnosis (I identify with adhd and autism symptoms) however I would like a true evaluation to determine what it is.

Does anyone have recommendations for co or dr that… more

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Anyone taking meds for anxiety & ADHD?
I’m taking Zoloft & Adderall .
I took Zoloft a couple years ago before my ADHD diagnosis & it worked very well. Now not so much.. not sure if it’s bec… more

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Seeking stability at work - if you’ve found it please share what org / team / role!

Context: I’m on a PMO team that’s newer, there’s no standard for how things get done, it’s being developed constantly and iterat… more

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Does anyone have any form of accommodations for their ADHD at work or FMLA?

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A hard part of my ADHD is that I have a hard time keeping track my personal belongings. To combat this, I have this need for things to be meticulously organized, which I expend a lot of energy into ma… more

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There are 36,000 people in this bowl. Does anyone here know people who say who claims h to ey do not have at least some adhd?

Anyone take instant release meds now that used to be on XR?
I have been struggling with fatigue nearly every day. My dr added atomoxetine for me to take in the PM to help stretch my XR but I don’t thin… more

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Wanted to start medication to manage my adhd, but I also struggle with anxiety and depression and take Prozac for it. My psych noted that she’d be willing to put a prescription in it for me, but that it might imp… more

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Has anyone found reiki beneficial for their ADHD?

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I have to get 3 certifications for a role that I was thrust into a few months ago, for which I'm still trying to migrate from theory to execution, and for which I now (oddly) have become known. As you can imagine, the im… more

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Diagnosed about a year ago with ADHD and anxiety. I’m in my 50s. I keep Thinking back to all the jobs I’ve had where attention to detail was such an issue and I just thought I was an idiot. Which wou… more

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Hi All,

We’re about to start trying for a baby. After seeing a pregnancy psychiatrist, I was told I could take a small amount of adderal as there is more research on it. Unfortunately, I tried to switch from my concerta to A… more

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Anyone on Hiki?

I have made some nice friends on the app

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Ideas for adhd friendly jobs that would be a good pivot out of recruiting /staffing sales. its awful for my adhd because the work is very boring and cold calling is killing me even though I am good at… more

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It’s been a ROUGH year to say the least, highlights include:
1. Major company reorg, lucky to have not gotten laid off but got shifted to a Program Manager role without any consideration for my skill set/goals
2. Unstable lead… more

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Coffee makes me sleepy, is that an ADHD thing?

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Hello! I am about to begin studying for my CPA. Any advice to someone who is neurodivergent and is also working full time. I would like to pass is 6 months. Any advice helps especially about organizin… more

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I am really struggling with trying to figure out a to do list that works for me. Anyone have any tips, apps, or templates you really like?

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I made a mistake at work today.

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Has anyone ever taken short-term disability (STD) (6-8 wks), returned to work for a few weeks, and then realized you really weren't ready to go back to work and went back out on leave? If you'… more

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How do you deal with self loathing and shame

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Best jobs for or ADHD?

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Hey guys. I'm a 46 years young autistic mom. Some days, getting out of the bed is a victory. How do you find energy in those days?

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How’s my day going? Felt like I didn’t need my second dose of adderall, then almost walked out of the grocery store without the food I just paid for.

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