The Gift of Adult ADD – Laura Honos-Webb

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.

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ADHD Coach, Andrew Lewis

Andrew Lewis

Andrew Lewis is an ADHD Coach, writer and founder of SimplyWellbeing. He has over ten thousand hours and fifteen years of experience in coaching ADHD executives, business professionals and creatives. His expertise with ADHD is personal, with decades of his own experience, bringing up an ADHD child, running a large support group and in coaching clients often for years He has published his writing via this website and has ADHD online courses in development. His business expertise comes from a twenty years career in software, from programming, through marketing, sales and running a few start-ups.

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A profound insight into how meaning gives strength, hope and happiness
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