ADHD an A-Z: Figuring it Out Step by Step

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Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Nov 21, 2022 - Family & Relationships - 272 pages
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Navigating the world with an ADHD brain can be exhausting. The rollercoaster ride from clinical assessments through diagnosis to treatment can leave you feeling anxious and isolated, worried about failing or feeling different.

This handy guide is here to change all that. If you have (or suspect you have) ADHD, you'll know the frustration of being given neurotypical or clinical advice - but this is straight from an ADHD brain to you.

The accessible A-Z format, covering everything from burnout and finances to time management and relationships, gives you the tips and confidence you need to reach your full potential. It empowers you to understand why ADHD brains work the way they do and how to harness your unique mind to think creatively and overcome any hurdle life throws at you.

Easy to digest and full to the brim with practical life advice including budgeting plans for impulsive spending, advice on rejection sensitive dysphoria and ways to relax, this book provides everything you need to feel confident and supported through your ADHD diagnosis and beyond.

 

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Contents

Foreword by Ellie Middleton
8
Introduction
11
A is for ADHD
15
B is for Burnout
28
C is for Confidence
39
D is for Diagnosis
49
E is for Executive Functioning
64
F is for Finance
77
N is for No
169
O is for Organisation
184
P is for Procrastination
198
Q is for Quitting
209
R is for Rejection
216
S is for Sleep
228
T is for Time Management
239
U is for Unite
246

G is for Grounding
87
H is for HyperFocus
95
I is for Impulsivity
105
J is for Jobs
113
K is for Kindness
128
L is for Love
137
M is for Medication
152
V is for Vices
253
W is for Weaknesses
261
X is for Xtreme Differences in Women
270
Y is for Your Body
279
Z is for Zen
289
References
299
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Leanne Maskell is an ADHD coach, author, and consultant. She was diagnosed with ADHD age 25, trained at the ADD Coach Academy and worked in mental health & disability legal policy for over 2 years. Having trained companies such as Microsoft, Leanne founded 'ADHD Works' to help others harness the strengths of ADHD through coaching, education, and empowerment. This is Leanne's third book.