Programmers with ADHD – 10 Productivity Tips
I’ve met a fair amount of programmers with ADHD over the years. A lot of them were fairly successful in their chosen career, but they all had some combination of the same issues all people with attention deficits face – distractibility, trouble focusing, disorganization and so on….
How to be successful in spite of your ADHD / learning disability
Despite having ADHD, a learning disability, and a sleep disorder, I’ve maintained a healthy 15-year-long career as a professional web developer. Knock on wood. In fact, I didn’t even know that I had ADHD or the learning disability until the age of 30. I sensed…
Sleep Hacks for ADHD People
Over the years I’ve spent a significant amount of time trying various things to improve my brain and body – including techniques to improve my memory, calm my nervous system and relax my posture. I was surprised to learn, though, that without a good sleep foundation, a…
Thoughts on Being an ADHD Computer Programmer
I recently answered a question on Quora about having Attention Deficit Disorder while being a computer science student. There are parts I’ve written about already to help other programmers with ADHD, and a ton more. Check it out.
Alternatives to Medication for ADHD and LD People
Drugs like Adderall, Ritalin and Strattera can be very effective at treating ADHD, but we always want options. Here is a list of some alternative ways to improve your ADHD that you may not have known about. I’ve tried almost all of them.
Vipassana Meditation and ADHD (or, How I Felt After 10 Days of Silence)
Soon after I was formally diagnosed with attention deficit disorder several years back, I became vigilant in finding natural alternatives for treating ADHD. Vipassana Meditation is what I’d say to be one of the most effective approaches that I’ve personally tried. For those who haven’t heard…
The Alexander Technique, Back Pain and ADHD
The Alexander Technique was something I’d tried in order to improve my back problems. It’s had a significant effect on my back, but a side effect was it’s effect on my attention. For those of you that don’t know, the Alexander Technique is essentially a…
- Presenting at QCon New York, This June 2016!
- howcast.com: Learn the Things You Were Too Embarrassed to Ask About
- My “Brain Hacks and Upgrades” Presentation
- What ADHD Feels Like
- Cut Distractions, Improve Concentration with Binaural Beats
- Vipassana Meditation and ADHD (or, How I Felt After 10 Days of Silence)
- You’re Not Lazy.
- Intelligence Tests (and Other Brain Tests) and What They Taught Me
- Why I Got My IQ Tested (And You Should Too)
- ADHD Brain Games: Lumosity