Mari's Journaling Power Blog | Journaling Journeys
Living with ADHD can be an everyday battle. When I got diagnosed with ADHD 2 years ago (at 45), it felt huge. On the one hand, I didn’t know what that would mean for my writing moving forward. Most of what I knew about ADHD at the time focused on the inability to focus or be productive. I already knew I struggled with focus but what would this mean now? Would medication actually help?
On the other hand, the more I learned about ADHD, the more so much of my life started making sense. And I was able to start putting together some strategies and tricks that helped me work with my brain better instead of constantly fighting against it.
Writing is not easy, but I think for people with ADHD, it can feel even more challenging. That ongoing struggle with mental organization, staying focused on one task at a time, paying attention to details and following deadlines is exacerbated with ADHD. And even worse, all available help seems geared toward