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  1. The Disorganized Mind: Coaching Your ADHD Brain to Take Control of Your Time, Tasks, and Talents
    The Disorganized Mind: Coaching Your ADHD Brain to Take Control of Your Time, Tasks, and Talents
    The Disorganized Mind: Coaching Your ADHD Brain to Take Control of Your Time, Tasks, and Talents
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  2. The Disorganized Mind: Coaching Your ADHD Brain to Take Control of Your Time, Tasks, and Talents

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    Customer Ratings (114 reviews)
    Price R389.00

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For the millions of adults diagnosed with ADHD The Disorganized Mind will provide expert guidance on what they can do to make the most of their lives. The inattention, time-mismanagement, procrastination, impulsivity, distractibility, and difficulty with transitions that often go hand-in-hand with ADHD can be overcome with the unique approach that Nancy Ratey brings to turning these behaviors around.

The Disorganized Mind addresses the common issues confronted by the ADHD adult:
"Where did the time go?"
"I'll do it later, I always work better under pressure anyway."
"I'll just check my e-mail one more time before the meeting…"
"I'll pay the bills tomorrow – that will give me time to find them."

Professional ADHD coach and expert Nancy Ratey helps readers better understand why their ADHD is getting in their way and what they can do about it. Nancy Ratey understands the challenges faced by adults with ADHD from both a personal and professional perspective and is able to help anyone move forward to achieve greater success. Many individuals with ADHD live in turmoil. It doesn't have to be that way. You can make choices and imagine how things can change – this book will teach you how. By using ADHD strategies that have worked for others and will work for you, as well as learning how to organize, plan, and prioritize, you'll clear the hurdles of daily living with a confidence and success you may never before have dreamed possible.

Nancy Ratey has the proven strategies that will help anyone with ADHD get focused, stay on track, and get things done - and finally get what they want from their work and their life.

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Nancy A. Ratey
Ratey, Nancy A.
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St. Martin's Griffin
St. Martin's Griffin
St. Martin's Griffin
St. Martin's Griffin
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

I'm about 75% through The Disorganized Mind, and haven't started doing the exercises yet (typical ADHD behavior, right?) but I can safely say that this book does have some helpful suggestions for compensatory strategies. However, all of these are cast through the lens of the author's "clients;" all of which are upper-middle class/top earner types who can afford an ADHD coach.

Expect to hear long-winded tales of people who have live-in nannies, lament their friends don't want to accompany them on their frequent vacations due to ADHD related outbursts, or rely to much on their personal assistant. In fact, one of the author's suggest strategies is to actually HIRE a personal assistant! Who has the funds for that?

There isn't one lick of advice tailored to everyday working folks struggling to get their symptoms under control. To get anything out of this book, you'll have to work around the descriptions of her client's success and lifestyle to find the core strategies... Read more
Gave real tangible ways to change behaviors. Also communicated that even with appropriate medication proactive effort is required daily by ADD/ADHD Person or we automatically default to old habits. Most helpful book I've read. I would however recommend a revised edition to update terminology and usages of computers and iPhones.
This book really explains the science behind why someone with ADHD does the things they do. It gives concrete examples and a solid plan for overcoming the challenges that ADHD brings to your life, and is very centered on making the plan personalized to your own situation, rather than taking a 'one size fits all' approach.
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