October is dedicated to shedding light on Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) —a condition affecting millions worldwide. ADHD brings unique challenges, particularly in the realms of organization and time management. However, with the right strategies and a tailored approach, individuals with ADHD can effectively navigate their lives, achieve their goals, and find balance.
ADHD is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by challenges with attention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. One area where this disorder manifests significantly is in time management. Individuals with ADHD often struggle with perceiving time accurately, initiating tasks, maintaining focus, and adhering to schedules. Consequently, this can lead to difficulties in managing responsibilities, meeting deadlines, and organizing their lives efficiently.
Understanding the distinct perception of time in the ADHD brain is vital for tackling time management challenges. Research indicates that individuals with ADHD perceive time as more flexible and elastic, posing difficulties in adhering to strict schedules and accurately gauging task durations.
Join counsellor Lyr Weltsman as she unpacks this topic and shares more tips on how to manage your time on 18 October ,7pm - set a reminder here. Remember, progress takes time and patience. Experiment with these strategies, and tailor them to suit your unique strengths and preferences. Celebrate your successes, no matter how small, and keep moving forward on your journey towards mastering time management with ADHD. You've got this!
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