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Condemnation – Not all Truth Hurts

Do We Focus On Negativity? Humanity has a lot to say about negativity. We encourage people to “keep it real,” but often the reality is that we equate “real” with negative attributes. We like to dissect and criticize those in our cipher, we call it truth, and it hurts people so we think we are…

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3 Ways ADHD Coaching Can Help

ADHD Coaching? What the heck is that? Are they like a life coach? Let me give you a quick overview. ADHD Coaching is working with an individual who helps you to manage your ADHD and work on developing your skills to meet your goals. 1. In ADHD Coaching your goals are clearly defined. One of…

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Consistently Inconsistent

Consistent

As always, I’m grateful you have come to listen to what I have to say. Just leaving a quick note to say if you know someone, whether you love or hate them or are just tired of their ADHD having behind, drop them the URL. If you’re loving what you read, like?Black Girl, Lost Keys…

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Potential and the Pursuit of Perfection

  Black Girl, Lost Keys will now take what will be the first of many poetry breaks with a short verse from yours truly: For Rent I’ve got potential to lend everyone keeps telling me I’m not using it. Onto the aforementioned post: Around the first few years of elementary school, a teacher ruined my…

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Mental Health Isn’t “For Whites Only”

Being black can put you in a precarious situation. It is a slippery slope where you are constantly being accused of either being “too black” or the ever-dreaded “too white.” So far in my life, I have been told more times than I care to get into that I’m just not black enough. All of…

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Serial Podcast will Snatch Your Body

You’ve heard the term “going down the rabbit hole” by now I’m sure. It’s used to describe any situation in which you become distracted to the point of neglecting your daily life and responsibilities because you are busy giving all your attention to something else. Well, there is actually a term for that, folks. We…

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How An ADHD Diagnosis Transformed Me

An ADHD diagnosis can change your life. My ADHD diagnosis certainly changed mine. Three years ago I wrote this post, and boy has my life changed. Since then, I have moved, changed my career, switched up my circle, and life is completely different. I still remember how it felt when I sat down at my…

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ADHD: The Christmas Caper

Navigating the world of ADHD from an African American perspective. Sounds lofty, doesn’t it? I thought so. I imagined hipsters coming to view and marvel over how I manage to work my way through life with what some people consider to be a disability (I don’t know about this disability thing- more on that later).…

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