If you are an adult diagnosed with ADD/ADHD, you know your brain works differently. And you are probably aware of your challenges when it come to some life skills. But have you developed insight into your gifts and talents, into what makes you YOU?
When you think about YOU, do you consider the wonderful things you have done in your life despite your ADD/ ADHD? Did you graduate from college? Do you or did you ever have a good marriage? Are you in a healthy relationship? Do you have good friends you cherish and who cherish you?
What about the talents and skills you have because of your ADD/ADHD? Do you possess creativity, curiosity, love of learning, sense of humor, highly focused attention or entrepreneurship?
What traits, gifts or talents have made you special? How have those qualities made your life and the lives of those you encounter better in large or small ways?
When you consider the positive factors in your life, or the ways in which you have succeeded, you will see that traveling life’s journey with ADD/ADHD can bring many satisfying experiences despite the challenges you face.