Lisa Ling, an award-winning journalist, has covered war zones and a variety of global events. But the most important event in her life was being diagnosed with ADHD at age 40.
Interestingly, Ling made the diagnosis herself after reporting on the rise of ADHD. She found herself looking back her lifelong attention issues and hyperactivity.
While ADHD has been challenging for Ling, she admits that it has helped her to create a very successful media career.
ADHD can throw a lot of obstacles in your path, but plenty of people have found a way to get over them gracefully and comfortably. Naturally, it takes practice to harness your ADHD powers, but it’s important to consider the positive ways you can use your unique mental habits and to your advantage. Take a cue from these successful celebrities, and draw upon all the supportive resources around you while you work with your doctors to find a therapy to suit you.