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Do you feel more or less creative depending on meds or mood?

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Sexual promiscuity and ADHD. Tell me about it please. Am I the only one?

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The RSD is RSDing. Rejected for a role I was really hopeful for. Feel like a loser

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I stopped taking adderall during the holidays and haven’t restarted since. Now just take lions mane and ashwaghanda. These aren’t effective for me and my performance is suffering. I got incredibly bur… more

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Getting ghosted after an interview is bad for anyone, but with ADHD? That uncertainty fuels my anxiety and makes it hard to move on. Anyone else struggle with this?

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That ADHD empathy means I'm always looking out for the overlooked ideas or quieter team members. Anyone else see their neurodivergence as a way to empower others?

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🚨 Job Thread 🚨 Know about a job opportunity? Looking for a new role? Drop it here and help each other out!

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Hi folks! I am a 2nd year MBA at Harvard Business School and a former consultant. I am working on a startup to improve quality of care for adults with ADHD (especially consultants), a project originated f… more

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I need something that will nag me with reminders, break tasks into small steps, and maybe even give me a virtual pat on the back. Any good productivity apps out there?

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How do you find a coach or mentor who also has ADHD as someone new to the corporate world? I feel like my top personal growth area would be learning to defeat ADHD, but due to the negative stigma from… more

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I always hear that it's good to disclose your ADHD so you can get accomodations...but I don't know what kind of accomodations I'd ask for. What has helped you the msot.

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Anyone listen to Huberman Lab podcast interview with Cal Newport about focus and productivity? What I heard was really good. Any rec’s for his books?

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It’s the insomnia that gets me sometimes. Anyone?

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The lighter mornings and evenings are giving me LIFE.
Anyone know if the seasons really impact their condition, mood or “wiring”?

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What do you think about ADHD and screen time? Do you get hyper-focused when scrolling - and do you think it makes your ADHD worse? Putting phone down noowww…

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Hi there - besides prescriptions like adderall. Does anyone here have a nootropic stack or take different supplements like Alpha Brain / Genius Mushrooms / NeuroQ? Curious on what usually works for yo… more

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"So sorry I'm late!" is practically my catchphrase. Meetings, calls, even lunch with a colleague...I'm always running behind. Does anyone have tips for actually being on time?

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Anyone have tips on maintaining structure during case interviews? I tend to have the right insights but am scattered when introducing ideas and calculating things

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Sitting in a meeting, a client's talking, and my brain just...shuts down. Anyone else get that glazed-over feeling where zero information is getting absorbed?

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Things my ADHD coach helped me with part 3: monotasking. I often have lists with dozens of to-dos and it's overwhelming. To get through the overwhelm, filter out the one priority task and plan 1-2… more

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Any small changes you've made to your work set up that have really helped you manage your ADHD?

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How do you handle keeping up with dozens of teams chats and channels? It’s so distracting and I find myself spinning towards the end of the day due to constant context switching.

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Anyone have hacks for starting difficult tasks? "Just get started" is the worst advice ever. Sometimes my brain is a brick wall, and the harder I push against it, the worse it gets.

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Sigh.. really struggling today mentally. I’m not happy with where I’m at right now. My job seems to forget that I have ADHD, and totally disregards my needs. Sigh. So depressed rn. I just can’t deal w… more

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Sometimes I joke about my "organized chaos" to lighten the mood. But does it downplay how hard I actually work to manage my ADHD?

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Hi everyone. I have severe ADHD and am FINALLY talking to a psychiatrist tomorrow about prescription medication. I do struggle with panic disorder and am very very sensitive to all medications. If you… more

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Is anyone else impacted by the stimulant shortage? If so, how are you maintaining productivity during the days/weeks in between prescription refills?

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I’ve been asked to speak about ND at a public event. Although it’s widely known I am a ND advocate I’m not sure how I feel about it being recorded and possibly publicised. Any advice or experience her… more

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I’ve been listening to binaural beats at various frequencies to focus and wind down before bed. What do you listen to while working?

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It hurts a lot when you mentor gives up on you.

My mentor/advisor asked that I get a new mentor at the company and basically our dynamic has changed completely. It's like fuck I am done with your drama. I don&… more

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What’s the best book to learn how to manage your ADHD? I struggle with interrupting and tangential conversations

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Yesterday went to a “sound bath”. Honestly the best thing I’ve done in forever to calm body and brain. Highly recommended. Really took anxiety and stimulation level down and enabled me to truly “disco… more

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Got handed a last-minute, urgent project yesterday, and my hyperfocus SAVED me. Zero distractions, just laser-like intensity until it was done. Anyone else relate?

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How do you explain that your brain works like a pinball machine, ideas bouncing everywhere? I want my team to understand, not think I'm just disorganized.

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Had a day where I was fully prepared, motivated...then brain fog hit. Spent hours staring at my to-do list, accomplishing nothing. How do you break through?

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Any tax benefits for people with ADHD?

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My notes are a disaster – scattered across notebooks, and random docs... I need a system to capture ALL project info in one place. Recommendations?

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Client asked for a time estimate on a project, and I totally pulled a number out of thin air. Now I'm freaking out about underestimating. Do you guys have strategies for more realistic time gaugi… more

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Lesson from my ADHD Coach 3: Be clear of your purpose. One thing I struggle with is having too many priorities, and losing focus on my top priority. This results in starting too many projects - or off… more

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