We Aren’t Bored We Are Overwhelmed. Explain Adult ADHD

We Aren’t Bored We Are Overwhelmed.

By Sue Kerstetter

Explain adult ADHD to non ADHD adults Adult ADD Strengths

Part of #ExplainAdultADHD.  A campaign to reduce the ignorance, misinformation, and stigma against adults with ADHD.


“We Aren’t Bored We Are Overwhelmed

Myth: ADHDers struggle with boredom Truth: Many of us often confuse being bored with being stagnated by the racing of our thoughts.

We often say we are bored when what we actually mean is that we are lacking enough stimulation to keep up with our brains.

This is why the mundane is so tough. It doesn’t satisfy our need for stimulation.”

By Sue Kerstetter


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