Tag Archives: self help

Here’s 20 things you should know about people with ADHD:

It’s a completely unrelated picture, but what’s a link sitting on it’s own on a page? Boring! clink this link to article Thanks to our new friends at ADHDmadeEasy for the link – you can subscribe to their output. I … Continue reading

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Hello 2015

New year, same old problems.   The cuts to mental health funding are getting worse and it doesn’t help that there’s more of us year on year (I was here first etc etc). For anyone reading this in Greater Manchester … Continue reading

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Been Resting

Last week I gave a talk at a disabilities conference. People from all walks (wheelchairs) of life were there, some with high degrees of disability, which is both humbling and inspirational. Being someone with an invisible disability you frequently feel … Continue reading

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November Newsletter

This month…it’s support group tastic! mADDchester will be hosting two meets, see our support group page for details. I’ve been out and about to meet the ‘neighbours’ and give them a little free publicity. Firstly – add up What they … Continue reading

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New Stuff

What’s new? I’ve just got back from the ADDISS conference in Liverpool (worst. hotel. ever.) where I learnt lots of stuff and met a bunch of useful and interesting people. I swear it looks better in my head than reading … Continue reading

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Looking For Information?

Hello If you’ve been listening to the radio and managed to find your way here then you’re in the right place. Links to follow ADDISS a general service for ADHD including conferences, training, and a bookshop. AADD-UK a website with … Continue reading

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How I Sawed My Finger Off And Why It Was The Best Thing Ever

I didn’t saw my finger off. I used an electric planer and the finger stayed on. And it definitely wasn’t the best thing ever. That makes me a big, fat, liar…..but with poetic licence. So that’s OK then. I did … Continue reading

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Healthcare Rationed!

Well there’s a surprise. It turns out that PCTs have been withholding treatment on a cost basis. This is different from not funding a particular ailment, which will affect lots of ADHDer, but it might be that some will be … Continue reading

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Your Mind is Important – Shock!

Meditation linked to better wellbeing and health, including mental health   http://www.sahajayogalondon.co.uk/articles/sydney-medical-school-health-impacts-of-meditation/   The experience of ‘mental silence’is linked with better health outcomes and greater wellbeing according to a University of Sydney study. The area of greatest difference was in mental health, … Continue reading

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Go on a diet

Seriously, ADHDers, have you thought about what you eat? Most of us are so busy fire fighting (getting diagnosed, getting medication, making the med work) that we forget the cornerstone of our existence – eating. I spent three hours today … Continue reading

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