Pat yourself on the back

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With ADHD, perhaps because of our busy minds and low self-esteem, we seldom seem to reflect on what we have accomplished or done well. Quite often there are things that we do extraordinarily well, much more effectively, competently, creatively and intuitively than other people.

So learn to start paying attention to your accomplishments and strengths, review the day on you own or with a partner/friend and acknowledge your achievements, you may be surprised by what you have done. Perhaps you wrote a great email to your boss, cooked a great meal, read to your child, helped a colleague understand something, even did this Three Pats exercise one week running!

Doesn’t matter, be pleased with yourself for a change and go ahead give yourself a “pat on the back”!
ADHD Coach, Andrew Lewis

Andrew Lewis

Andrew Lewis is an ADHD Coach, writer and founder of SimplyWellbeing. He has over 15,000 hours and 18 years of experience in coaching over 500 ADHD executives, ADHD business professionals and ADHD creatives. Andrew ran a major ADHD support group and an ADHD diagnostic clinic for a while. He is an ADHD specialist backed with business expertise from a twenty years career in software, from roles in programming, through marketing, sales and to running a few software start-ups. His ADHD insight is personal, with decades understanding his own ADHD experience and in bringing up his ADHD daughter. He has published his writing primarily via this website, with interactive ADHD courses in development.

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