Charlie Kaplan

Charlie Kaplan, Author at New Life Outlook

About Charlie

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.

Charlie's Work

What Is ADHD Like?

What ADHD Feels Like, From Someone Who Has It

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.
413 found this helpful by Charlie Kaplan on June 26, 2018

Coping With Impulsivity and Hypersexuality in ADHD

"One aspect of impulsivity that occurs in ADHD that is not often addressed is hypersexuality," Charlie writes on ADHD sex impulsivity.
35 found this helpful by Charlie Kaplan on March 1, 2017
ADHD and Sleep

ADHD Sleep Problems and What You Can Do About Them

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!
247 found this helpful by Angela Finlay and Charlie Kaplan on February 8, 2017
Email and ADHD

8 Tips for Avoiding Email Overload

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!
36 found this helpful by Charlie Kaplan on November 21, 2016
ADHD and Anger

Is Anger a Symptom of 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.
2.2k found this helpful by Charlie Kaplan on September 27, 2016
ADHD Without Medication

Coping With ADHD Without Medication

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.
170 found this helpful by Charlie Kaplan on August 2, 2016