Charlie is a writer and graduate student pursuing a Masters in English and Creative Writing. She also shares her experiences and knowledge through her blogs, Decoding Bipolar and Accepting ADHD.
She was diagnosed with bipolar I disorder, ADHD, and generalized anxiety disorder in 2015 at the age of 31. She lives on the southeast coast with her husband and dog.
What is ADHD like? There are no simple answers. I often find my efforts to explain it and my experiences become muddled and confusing, but here goes.
"One aspect of impulsivity that occurs in ADHD that is not often addressed is hypersexuality," Charlie writes on ADHD sex impulsivity.
Did you know ADHD and sleep issues are quite common? Learn how to counteract them and make sleep your priority — your body will thank you!
Email is a great way to stay in touch, but if neglected it is easy to become overwhelmed by your inbox. Learn how to manage your email and ADHD!
Everyone gets angry from time to time, but people with ADHD may have a particularly hard time managing ADHD and anger and finding balance.
You may want to try different tools or skills instead of — or in addition to — taking medication. Here's how to cope with ADHD without medication.