Caroline Maguire was first diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) when she was 12 years old. Now 41, Maguire is a professional clinical counselor and founder of New England Coaching Services, a Concord, Massachusetts-based practice that focuses on helping children and families manage ADHD. She’s also author of the forthcoming book Why Will No One Play With Me? A Parent’s Guide to Becoming Your Child’s Social Skills Coach. You know, I feel like I’m an expert in ADHD and I have all these systems in place to help me manage the challenges. But then there was a week recently when I didn’t have my medication and I just felt like, well, I’ve accomplished nothing. (You can cut your risk of Alzheimer’s in half with Prevention’s Ageless Brain!) So I’m an adrenaline junky, which is common for people with ADHD. I struggle with over-commitment, and I tend to create almost my own nightmare with too many deadlines. I also wait until the last minute to get something done, because the fear that I won’t finish creates adrenaline and that allows me to focus. ADHD medication helps. But you also develop these systems or methods that allow you to get things done. I developed a lot… Read full this story
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