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My ADHD Coaching Journey: 16

Managing Expectations

What do you expect of your spouse, your partner, your children, your family, your employer, your colleagues or your friends?

More importantly what do you expect of yourself?

These questions gave me plenty of food for thought when I did the Managing Expectations module of the pdfLiving ADDventure® ADHD Coaching Programme.

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My ADHD Coaching Journey: 17

Shyness and ADHD

Pat childThroughout my childhood I was labelled painfully shy.

In class I wouldn't ask questions or volunteer answers, oral exams were terrifying and going into a shop which wasn't self service was something I avoided as much as possible.

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My ADHD Coaching Journey: 18

Learning the art of negotiation

HandshakeHow do you get what you want without being seen as selfish or manipulative? How do you avoid being a doormat and giving in just to keep the peace? I had not been able to be assertive without being aggressive.

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My ADHD Coaching Journey: 19

Boy Question You just don't get it!

Dave was telling me about a Mom whose Grade 7 son was struggling with maths. “He just doesn’t get it” she had said. This is one of those common phrases used to describe ADHD children, teens and adults, male and female.

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