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Blog User Story from the founder of the Swedish Instagram account @adhdbikt

I am a woman about to turn 36, living with my partner for 10 years and our two daughters, a 4-year-old and a 4-month-old baby. I did well in school, had good grades in both elementary and high school and pursued further studies in college. I knew what I wanted and that I needed good […]

Movement is important for us living with ADHD
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On the Power of Movement

I’m doing some research for a lecture I’m going to give on ADHD and exercise, and I stumbled upon some studies that throw me back thirty years in time. Back to middle school and high school. What I read makes me proud of the girl I once was and how she turned an impossible situation […]

Overthinking is common with ADHD, but there are ways to improve.
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Unhook Yourself from Overthinking!

Overthinking is a common problem for ADHD and AuDHD women. And it causes so much suffering when we get caught up in it. In this blog, we introduce some alternative ways of improving our mental flexibility by challenging the ADHD brain’s fear of chaos. Are you one of us who can easily turn everyday decisions […]

For a mother with Audhd it's important to understand her strengths
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Happy Mother’s Day All AuDHD Moms!

A day for AuDHD moms to stand tall and be proud of fighting for their child’s best! Becoming a parent was undeniably one of the most significant and defining moments in my life. From the day I became a mom 21 years ago, there has never been a doubt in my mind that this was […]

We still don’t know more than 1,5% of the brain.
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The brain is wider than the sky

The Brain – is wider than the SkyFor – put them side by side –The one the other will containWith ease – and You – beside  Emily Dickinson The American poet Emily Dickinson wrote this insightful poem in 1862. In other words, more than 160 years ago – when she was 32 years old. Emily was […]

Breastfeeding and ADHD-medication - how to think on different medication.
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Breastfeeding, Hormones and ADHD Medication – What Does Science Say?

A growing number of studies show that most women can continue using ADHD medication during pregnancy, and more often also do so. In consultation with a doctor and with regular check-ups any risk for mother or child seems to be small. The potential benefits of having a woman, who feels and functions well during pregnancy, […]

Profile Photo of Dana - a woman with ADHD and a dedicated Letterlife user
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Finding My True Self – A User Story by Dana

Greetings!I’m Dana, a 47-year-old woman with ADHD and a dedicated Letterlife user.    I was diagnosed with ADHD at 42. Finally receiving the correct diagnosis was like having a second birthday. Since then, I have traveled a winding road. A couple of years were spent in self-reflection where I reviewed my entire life events, previous struggles […]

Find strategies for moderation and balanced living.
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Healthy Enough

Today it seems like just opening your social media is enough to be flooded by health-conscious messages. One might get the impression that the very goal of life is to maximize your exercise routines or eat as nutritiously as possible. However an excessive focus on living healthy can become unhealthy in itself. And in this blog, […]

ADHD & Eating disorders - what is the connection?
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ADHD, Diet, Body Image and Eating Disorders – How Are They Connected?

If you’re a woman with ADHD, ADD or autism, the statistical likelihood is that you, at some point in your life, have struggled with an eating disorder.1  If I were to ask you how you feel or have felt, about your body, the risk is even higher that you will tell me that you’ve lived […]