How to meet your goals when you have ADHD?

Me, myself and my ADHD

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Setting goals, fun? No. From an early age, I’m only 23, but still, I’ve learned that setting goals is the key to success. If only it were true. At school, I was given homework that had to be turned in by a certain date. At work, I was given goals to achieve by a certain time, and in my personal life, too, there were goals I wanted to achieve weekly or yearly.

In and of itself, there is nothing wrong with that. Setting goals gives you a “path” to follow. It lets you move in the right direction. But setting goals is hard for me. It’s hard for people with ADHD.

Lack of self-discipline or motivation?

Why is it THAT hard? Because our brains don’t work that way. It’s often said that it’s a lack of self-discipline and motivation. That we are lazy and look for an…

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