While researchers and psychiatrists distinguish between ADD and ADHD, the lines between these two diagnoses are often blurred, so do not get too caught up in the differences indicated by one letter. So do many other famous and successful people. Michael Phelps, multiple gold medal winner in swimming, has ADHD.
- Label each compartment with the different categories required to organize your important stuff; this will remind you to put everything in the right place.
- Get yourself to a quiet isolated place when you need to focus on a task.
- Have only one place where you keep the important stuff – keys, phone, purse or wallet – and this means at both work and at home.