Adults with ADHD often struggle with chronic procrastination. Understanding how and why you procrastinate is key to creating a personal coping strategy.
Most people with ADHD have a million ideas going on in their heads, but often when it comes down to doing them, they get stuck. It is one thing to figure out how to move past boredom when you have a despised, but necessary, task that there is just no getting around doing. But what about those times you have something you want to do, and you’ve even started to work on it, but you get stuck and overwhelmed? Then you are dealing with inertia, not boredom. Here are some tips to help you overcome that inertia.
One of the hardest things for many people with ADHD is to stick with things until they are completed. This is an executive function weakness that you can overcome with the help of a coach. To get you inspired, we encourage you to think about those times you get bored doing something you like to do. Take a page from that experience and try to apply it in one of those situations you have to stick with something you hate!