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It takes me forever to write or do anything at work because I overthink everything (unless I have an upcoming deadline), does anyone feel this way and/or know how I can fix this? :(

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I did, then I found out I have ADHD and that’s a main d characteristic of it 😅. In my situation it’s the anxiety of it not being perfect + the inability to motivate. Thats why I wait until it’s absolutely due.

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Same... I basically perform 3 months of work in a 1 week span before my deadlines. I simply can't proactively work unless I know I have a deadline close by.

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Adhd and it takes 15 minutes to write a simple email 😅 Should I put thanks at the beginning and thank you at the end? Period or exclamation point? 🤔

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Similar experience - also ADHD. To a degree, it helps me to set a Pomodoro timer (tomato timer .com) and give myself 10 mins to do it (or 25). Usually it takes a lot less time than I thought & the result I can push out in a few mins is a decent first draft. Also helps with the time blindness…
Only works if I have the spoons though

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Oh, when I was a mechanic I used to breakdown everything I did into timed events. I found that it helped me stay on task so much better. People used to hassle me about it but I would always ask them to compare how much they’ve accomplished opposed to me. Glad to see I am not the only one 😊

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Adderal

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I usually have this problem when i’m first beginning a new job bc of generally not knowing precedent/expectations but what I remind myself is that I am here to learn!!! just try your best in a rough draft and remember that your superiors are there to guide you to the right answer and they do not expect you to know the right answer right away. let yourself make mistakes and learn from them :)

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Same

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I am very much the type who works better under pressure. If I have time to think about all the ways things can go wrong, I tend to get worked up. Sometimes to the point where I just won’t do certain things. I have learned the best thing for me is to breakdown everything I need to do into smaller goals that all come together as a final goal. That way I am mitigating the stress I feel about the final product and focus on what I am currently doing. I also like to keep a list of some kind so I can look back say, “yep, I am doing great… look at how much I have accomplished!”

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Set task deadlines. Adderall won’t fix everything. It’s also requires work routines. I procrastinate too and have diagnosed ADD but solutions come with adapting behavior to what works best. You will NOT be perfect so also learn to forgive yourself.

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Same

Adhd ...I have it ..I'm the same

Send something at least so they know that you are working

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