Synopses & Reviews
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 ADHDthe 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 dinnersometimes 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.
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.
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.
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.
Get immediate and lasting rewards:
- Better concentration
- Sharper memory
- Richer relationships
- Improved money and time management
- Greater self-confidence
Visit her the author's web site at www.stephaniesarkis.com.
From getting dressed in the morning, to making it to a job interview, to planning dinnersometimes 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.
About the Author
Terry Matlen, MSW, is a psychotherapist, consultant, writer, and coach. She is the author of Survival Tips for Women with ADHD and founder of addconsults.com. Matlen has been interviewed by National Public Radio, the Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, the New York Times, US News and World Report, Newsday, Today, CBS This Morning, The Jane Pauley Show, Ladies' Home Journal, Glamour, and others.Sari Solden, MS, LMFT, is a psychotherapist and consultant in Ann Arbor, Michigan, who has counseled adults with ADHD for over twenty-five years. She is the author of the pioneering books Women with Attention Deficit Disorder and Journeys Through ADDulthood, as well as a prominent keynote speaker at national and international ADHD conferences. She serves on the professional advisory board of the National Association for Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADDA) and was a past recipient of their award for outstanding service by a helping professional. Solden's areas of specialization include women's issues, inattentive ADHD, and the emotional consequences and healing process for adults who grew up with undiagnosed ADHD.