Is Everything About PTSD a Life Sentence?

How to Manage PTSD Symptoms and Get Your Life Back It was time for lunch. She knew the city better than I did, and she had a nicer car, so we decided she would drive to the restaurant. That put me in the passenger seat as I anticipated both the Thai Green Curry and...
What Sucks & What Rocks About ADHD

What Sucks & What Rocks About ADHD

You’re distractable, impulsive, and constantly worried if you’re doing the right things. But you’re unpredictable, fun, and always trying out new things. Having ADHD can be a real pain in the butt.  Still, it gives you strengths and differences that...
A Full List of ADHD Medications

A Full List of ADHD Medications

This is a full list of medications that are currently used for treating ADHD.  There isn’t much like this online, so hope it helps. It’s written in plain English with (we hope!) a sense of humor.  At the end, we go over some common questions. If it helps...
An ADHD Test Made For Adults

An ADHD Test Made For Adults

This is an informal test with 33 items designed for adult ADHD – that focuses on the way the condition manifests specifically in adults. What distinguishes it from most ADHD tests is that a) it is written for adults b) it is behaviorally based.  That means it...

50 More Ways to Make Friends

A lot of people really liked my post 50 Ways to Make Friends. Many of my posts here are a bit too technical, and don’t get much response.  But it felt really good to write something that helped people. So I decided to write another 50 Ways to Make Friends. I...
Zoloft vs Prozac: Side Effects, Benefits

Zoloft vs Prozac: Side Effects, Benefits

Zoloft vs Prozac Everyone’s heard of these two drugs.  They’re that popular.  But what are they?  How do they compare?  And in the analysis of Zoloft vs Prozac, which comes on top? Zoloft might have a slight advantage over Prozac.  Yet they both can have...

Wellbutrin – Anxiety Treatment Concerns

Wellbutrin and anxiety You are either taking or considering taking Wellbutrin – or just curious – and want to know if it is an effective treatment for anxiety.  Or you might be concerned about its potential to cause anxiety as a side effect. Let’s go...
Vyvanse vs Adderall XR – Benefits, Problems

Vyvanse vs Adderall XR – Benefits, Problems

Vyvanse vs Adderall XR: Vyvanse is a treatment for ADHD and this article compares it to Adderall. If you want to learn the 10 most important things you should know about Vyvanse, see here. Are you confused by all your medication options?  (Ritalin, Adderall, Focalin,...