Are you ready for change? Have you had an inkling that maybe you’re living with the traits of ADHD? Have you been thinking maybe it’s time to look more closely at how your brain wiring impacts your life?
If you’re considering taking a leap into change, perhaps signing up for my Core Series of online ADHD classes, I have a question for you: Are you coming to this decision from a place of acceptance or resignation?
The difference is critical. It will determine your level of engagement and even success.
What’s the Difference Between Acceptance and Resignation?
- Recognizing the truth of the present moment without resistance.
- Opening to your true feelings and being willing to just feel that.
- A place of clarity from which you can respond.
- A starting place for authentic choice.
- A foundation for empowerment.
- A necessity for being able to pause in the midst of a reactive moment and consider options, instead of reacting unconsciously through conditioned patterns of behavior.
- Giving yourself over to fate.
- Giving up.
- A place from which we’re likely to push difficult experiences away.
Can you feel the difference in those? Most people feel, at least at first, that if I am accepting who I am right now that I am resigning myself to always being that person. Absolutely not true!
Why Acceptance is So Powerful
Acceptance brings care versus neglect, understanding versus ignoring inner wisdom. If you’re ready to look at what you’re feeling and experiencing, you’re ready to be courageous. To move forward. To step into a process that will lead to more authentic feelings and experiences. Each step can lead you to a more authentic version of yourself.
What I know, personally and professionally, is that it’s worth bringing yourself back over and over again to that place of acceptance. The payoff is huge. It’s not a linear path, but Unpacking ADHD offers a lot of support to help you keep coming back and finding your way.
If you’re ready to lean into change, I’d love to work with you! Learn more about my Core Series of online classes for adults living with the traits of ADHD.
It hurts when to singled out, and for a very long time I had no hope.
One day I walked into a class ADHD 101, and thought since I had ADHD I knew everything about it. I was a know-it-all.
I walked in a fog of information and my mind suddenly found itself open. I was forever changed in just in that one session, and suddenly I felt a surge of Hope.
I went on to complete the online courses and try to pass on these classes to blogs, support groups online, friends and family who in passing think they might have it.
I once blame my ADHD for destroying my life, but really a simple misunderstanding that to most is invisible disease. However, with compassion, empathy and love it has become a new available resource to those who ask, because parents, friends and family members of us with ADHD need help with translation, and chance to process new information. I think most people struggling to understand what it is to have ADHD typically are in roles where children are concern. Being and Adult with ADHD is not something most people come across, but someone who truly has had an opportunity to take classes find perspective and well connect the dots is even rarer. I feel right now I am one of few in the world that is an expert on ADHD. And so these classes and the development taking place with Don Baker is revolutionary, and I grateful every single minute that he had put together such an amazing resource for a community that does not have a strong support system. Change takes place one person at a time, thank you Don!
Office politics is really a pain. With ADHD it becomes obviously pointless and yet addictive to the brain, I don’t like it 🙁
Thanks for the post!