A common symptom of ADHD is to experience deep emotional reactions that can be difficult to handle such as frustration, impatience and excitability. Understandably, the Coronavirus pandemic and the resulting periods of lockdown have led to a rise in anxiety and other emotions among those with ADHD. If you have ADHD and find yourself struggling to handle emotionally upsetting issues, there is a three-step process that we recommend to help you deal with it.
Once again many of us find ourselves homeschooling our children. This puts a strain on many families, especially if you are also working. Homeschooling is challenging at the best of times, but even more so if you have a child with ADHD. A survey by ADDitude after the first national lockdown asked parents specifically about their experience of homeschooling. Here are some key points that were made.
People with ADHD are prone to negative thought patterns which can lead to melancholy, anxiety and depression. This is particularly marked at this time of year when it’s cold and dark outside. 2020 has been a difficult year for many of us and it’s important to think positively about the future. Here are seven tips for how to beat the ADHD winter blues and get 2021 off to a positive start.