This is such a fantastic post that I found extremely helpful! There are real, realistic, and doable suggestions in this lovely, comprehensive post, and the info is spot-on! This post is a follow-up to the Executive Function post I reblogged a few weeks ago, and this post is every bit as awesome! I figured it would be perfect for another Mental Health Monday post. Enjoy! 🙂 ❤
Yesterday we talked about what executive dysfunction is and today we’re going to talk about some ways to live a better life with executive dysfunction. If you’ve ever tried to look for resources on how to cope with executive dysfunction, I’m sure you’ve had the same desire I did to bang your head against a wall in frustration as basically all of the resources out there are for how parents can help their children. There are virtually no guides to help an adult (or teen) help themselves. So that’s where this post comes in. The following will be tips on how you can help yourself deal with executive dysfunction.
The first thing I want to address when it comes to dealing with executive dysfunction is the idea of self-compassion. Many of us who struggle with executive dysfunction have come to think of ourselves as lazy/worthless/incompetent/[insert other negative attributes here], particularly…
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