As you begin to bring out your holiday decorations, ask yourself one question. Can you be more organized? Organization and planning are essential to help manage stress, accomplish goals, and lower stress levels. The skill of organization is often difficult for children and adults with ADHD. The lack of organization leads to stress, cause plans to fall through, and trigger negative ADHD symptoms. As you are going back and forth to the storage room, try some of these helpful tips from Additude Magazine to get organized and manage your life!
Set Time Limits For Decision Making: Procrastination can get the best of us. It can be hard to make tough decisions, but it can also be nerve-racking to make ANY decision. Setting time limits help prevent decisions from being pushed to another time. When you are able to prioritize your objectives and act accordingly, you will see positive growth in your life. Having lower stress levels and being organized can help with ADHD symptoms and your overall cognitive health. One great strategy is to write your goals and deadlines somewhere where you can see it multiple times every day. This will allow you to have your goals always on your mind so you can start working towards them. Don’t just set your goals, achieve them!