The Coronavirus pandemic has been a challenging and difficult time for everyone. Many of us have been battling uncertainty, rapid change and rising anxiety for quite some time now. But what if we can look to the future and consider the long-term benefits of our current situation? Here are six positive outcomes of the pandemic for people with ADHD.
A common symptom of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is experiencing deep emotional reactions such as frustration, impatience and excitability. This can be difficult to handle for an ADHD brain. Someone may find themselves overdramatising situations as if they are of grave concern even when in fact, they can be resolved relatively easily and quickly. This is why people with ADHD have a tendency to exaggerate and catastrophize situations.