Author Emma Mahony and Broadcaster Clare Catford reflect on their multiple careers and the hirings and firings which go hand in hand with an ADHD diagnosis. Can such a ton of job experiences be a good thing?
Lena Bellina – what an amazing woman. Keep writing – one book is not enough on this important subject – there are many more out there who will be helped along the way. I applaud your courage!
In December I wrote a post about my achievements in 2020.
It was a bit cryptic and I made reference to a new piece of information that I had come upon that had helped me to understand myself a bit better.
I am now in a position to say that the information was a diagnosis of ADHD.
At 51 years old, I have finally found some more answers to my life-long feelings of “otherness” and restlessness.
After diagnosis, I wrote a letter to my closest friends explaining what I had found out and shared some of the reasons for me seeking diagnosis:
* the fact that I was very close to burning out, having tried to fit in and keep going over many years in spite of the immense effort of trying to manage and keep a lid on hyperactivity, poor focus regulation and impulsivity
* the fact that…
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