Finding the motivation to do routine or uninteresting tasks can be especially challenging for those with ADHD. Here’s why and what to do.
Does this sound familiar? You think ADHD coaching would be good for your daughter to try but she doesn’t want to have anything to do with your suggestions. You aren’t alone. It can be an uphill battle to get a teen or college student to try out something that their parent recommends. Here are some tips to help motivate your teen.
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.