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Survival tips for women with AD/HD : beyond piles, palms & post-its / by Terry Matlen.

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Subject: Attention-deficit disorder in adults > Popular works.
Attention-deficit-disordered adults > Life skills guides.
Mothers > Life skills guides.
Women > Life skills guides.
Time management.
Genre: Electronic books.
Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781886941809
  • ISBN: 1886941807
  • ISBN: 9781886941786
  • ISBN: 1886941785
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 336 pages) : illustrations
  • Publisher: Plantation, Fla. : Specialty Press, ©2005.

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Formatted Contents Note: Front Cover; Copyright; Dedication; Table of Contents; Foreword by Sari Solden, M.S., LMFT; Acknowledgements; Preface; 1 From Me to You: Validating Your Experiences; 2 Carry That Weight: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You; 3 Here, There, and Everywhere: Specifics of Organizing Your House; 4 Strawberry Fields: Meals and Entertaining; 5 Fixing a Hole: How to Delegate, Eliminate, and Simplify Household Chores; 6 She's a Woman: Personal Tips on Clothes Shopping, Health, Hypersensitivities, and Leisure Time; 7 I Should Have Known Better: School and Studying; 8 A Hard Day's Night: Thriving on the Job.
9 Any Time at All: Time and Data Management10 We Can Work it Out: Relationships and Social Skills; 11 Come Together: Parenting and Family; 12 Money: Managing Finances; 13 I've Just Seen a Face (But I Can't for the Life of Me Remember the Name): Memory Tips; 14 Revolution: Technology; 15 With a Little Help from My Friends: Humor for the Soul; 16 Help: Tips from Coaches and Professional Organizers; 17 ... Speaking Words.
Summary: Women with AD/HD tormented by the daily chores and decisions needed to survive in a world of linear thinking will find solace in this self-help guide. Offering a collection of practical solutions to seemingly simple daily problems, this book will help to relieve the guilt and anxiety so many women have when they feel they don't measure up to the norms of today's society. These proven gems of wisdom, submitted by hundreds of women with AD/HD from all over the world, will help the reader painlessly get through the piles of laundry on her floor and stacks of paper on her desk. Written to accommodate readers with AD/HD who often have difficulty reading a book from cover to cover, this guide is designed like a manual, allowing them to flip through to areas of interest without having to read the entire book to find what they need. Practical tips provide help in dealing with organizational tasks, including paperwork in the home and office, preparing meals, social situations, paying bills on time, household chores, shopping, and personal and family health.
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