Ennui and ADD

For those of you who didn’t take French in college, here is Dictionary.com’s definition: en·nui ? ?/?n?wi, ??nwi; Fr. ???nwi/ Show Spelled[ahn-wee, ahn-wee; Fr. ahn-nwee] Show IPA –noun a feeling of utter weariness and discontent resulting from satiety or lack of interest; boredom: The endless lecture produced an unbearable ennui. Can you see why I […]

Are You Making Your To Do List Too Hard?

Rachel at Small Notebook wrote an excellent post yesterday titled “Are You Making Your To Do List Too Hard? Find Out Why”. Rachel talks about how she tends to see the big picture, with all of the tasks associated with it, while her husband can focus on just the task at hand. I particularly love […]

Are You Expecting Perfection?

We’ve been talking a lot lately about homekeeping and making a comfortable home for our families. But do you expect perfection? Believe it or not, we ADDers do tend to expect perfection from ourselves, and we beat ourselves up when we don’t achieve it. Or else we don’t even try because we don’t think we […]

All or Nothing

Are you an all or nothing kind of person? If you have ADHD, I bet you are to some extent. Not sure? Let me give you some examples: Monday you decide to go on a diet to lose some weight. You are super careful about what you eat the first few days, but on Wednesday […]

DO Something!


You know, one of the things about Attention Deficit Disorder is that we are easily overwhelmed. I think that leads to being unable to make a decision or to knowing where to start. I also think that most of us try way too hard to be perfect (cause we’re so used to being less than […]