Book review – a positive guide to life with ADHD
In “The Gift of Adult ADD: How to Transform Your Challenges & Build on Your Strengths”, Laura Honos-Webb helps adults with ADHD focus on the positive traits of this condition.
The book explains that people with ADHD have different perspectives that lead to challenges. It offers insights into life with ADHD, suggests changing perspectives and creating effective strategies for living well with adult ADD.
The author’s aim is to shift the reader’s vision of themselves, to follow the Positive Psychology principle of building on strengths, rather than focus on patching up weaknesses. Honos-Webb reviews how cultural changes of technology and globalisation align well with the gifts of ADHD. He also looks at how these Gifts can benefit in job performance, relationships, parenting, creativity, and connection to the environment.