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10 Simple Solutions to Adult ADD: How to Overcome Chronic Distraction & Accomplish Your Goalsby Stephanie Sarkis
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Do you rule the realm of disorganization, clutter, and chaos? Are you constantly battling to get things done? Are you ready to give up and toss your day planner into the dungeon (otherwise known as your closet)? If so, you might just be The Queen of Distraction. And whether or not youve been formally diagnosed with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), you probably already know that somethings got to give.
The Queen of Distraction presents practical skills to help women with ADHD achieve focus and balance in all areas of life, whether its at home, at work, or in relationships. Psychotherapist Terry Matlen delves into the feminine side of ADHD—the elements of this condition that are particular to women, such as: relationships, skin sensitivities, meal-planning, parenting, and dealing with out-of-control hormones. In addition, the book offers helpful tips and strategies to get your symptoms under control, and outlines a number of effective treatment options for you to pursue.
From getting dressed in the morning, to making it to a job interview, to planning dinner—sometimes just getting through the day can be an ordeal for a woman with ADHD. If youve been accused of getting lost in your own world, maybe its time to make a change. If youre ready to start getting organized and stop leaving your groceries in the car, this book can help. Its more than just a survival guide; its an ADHD how-to to help you thrive!
In the second edition of 10 Simple Solutions to Adult ADD, Stephanie Sarkis offers the latest research and information on effective new attention deficit disorder medications and treatments. This new edition also expands on the original ten simple solutions to include more information that can help adults with ADD get organized and manage their symptoms.
A professional ADD coach offers simple tools and tips for adults with ADD on how to heighten concentration and memory retention, lessen anxiety, cope with anger and frustration, deal with social situations, handle finances, and perform successfully at work.
From getting dressed in the morning, to making it to a job interview, to planning dinner—sometimes just getting through the day can be an ordeal for a woman with ADHD. The Queen of Distraction presents practical skills to help women with ADHD achieve focus and balance in all areas of life, whether its at home, at work, or in relationships. More than just a survival guide, this book will help women with ADHD thrive.
People think of ADD as a kid's problem. But kids grow up. Many adults also struggle with ADD. If you or someone you live with has ADD, you probably know that there are books on the market for this condition. But they are often too long. Or too complicated. Or too dry and clinical. You need straightforward tools for coping with real experiences. 10 Simple Solutions to Adult ADD offers exactly what you need.
Each chapter takes up an issue pertinent to adults with ADD: 'My mind wanders.' 'I'm always misplacing things.' 'I have trouble keeping friends.' 'I have a hard time getting started.' In no more than five to seven pages, the book outlines strategies for each problem that are simple to put into practice.
Visit her the author's web site at www.stephaniesarkis.com.
Managing attention-deficit disorder (ADD) as an adult is a constant challenge. You may notice that your mind sometimes wanders during conversations. Maybe you keep misplacing your keys. Or your ADD may be causing bigger problems in your life, making it difficult to keep in touch with friends and family and leading you to procrastinate on important projects.
10 Simple Solutions to Adult ADD offers ten easy ways to better manage your symptoms and live better with ADD. Written by noted author and acclaimed psychotherapist Stephanie Sarkis, who has used these solutions to personally overcome her ADD symptoms, this concise and clear new edition offers the latest treatment information to help you sharpen your focus, improve your relationships, and manage your time and money.
About the Author
Stephanie Moulton Sarkis, PhD, is an adjunct assistant professor at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL, and author of Making the Grade with ADD, ADD and Your Money, and Adult ADD: A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed. She is a licensed mental health counselor and national certified counselor, and has a private counseling practice. Sarkis won an American Psychological Association Outstanding Dissertation Award in 2001. She has been published in the Journal of Attention Disorders and Smart Money Magazine, and writes for Psychology Today and The Huffington Post. She has made several national and regional media appearances on CNN, ABC, Fox, Sirius Satellite Radio, First Business, and other media outlets. Visit her online at www.stephaniesarkis.com.
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