Most descriptions of ADHD focus on the negative aspects and neglect to mention the real advantages to having ADHD. Be assured there are plenty of highly successful adults with ADHD who direct their boundless energies, enthusiasm and creativity to making extraordinary contributions to society.
Positive ADHD attributes include:
How people with ADHD find success:
A true story:
I am 34 and have ADHD + Anxiety + Hyperventilation syndrome and as a teenager extreme ODD & substance abuse. I was a lifelong textbook for most traits and behaviours, teachers didn’t like me, drinking/sex 13, reckless driving, criminal behaviour, average/low academic achievement, extremely poor maths, difficulty with friendships, alcoholic at 20, then drugs, victim of domestic violence and so on.