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How to Focus with ADHD: Seven Practical Strategies

How to Focus with ADHD: Seven Practical Strategies

In a world full of distractions, maintaining our focus can feel like an impossible task. This challenge increases when we add ADHD to the mix.

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, ADHD or Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder is an ongoing whirl of inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity that hampers everyday functioning.[1] Those who are battling this condition may find themselves battling a variety of symptoms.

  • Inattention can manifest as a struggle to focus or maintain attention, or even as a lack of organizational skills.
  • If it’s about hyperactivity, they could be in constant motion, excessively fidgety, or excessively talkative – even in situations where silence is golden.
  • Impulsivity can cause people to act in the heat of the moment. They may also throw self-control out the window and seek instant gratification.

In the world, ADHD affects 4.4% adults. Males are more likely to suffer from it (5.4%) than females (3.2%).[2] this isn’t an isolated struggle. It’s a common fight that affects millions of us, making ordinary tasks like focusing on a conversation, finishing a book, or…

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