Starting a project is a challenge; but stopping it is an even bigger challenge. However, when they are interested in a specific topic, they zone in so deep that it’s hard to pull them out of that zone. You tiptoe around; unsure which step (or word) will be the one that sets off an explosion of emotion. For instance, when it comes to concentration, people with ADD cannot concentrate when they are emotional or when their thoughts are distracted.
The best way to bring peace into both your lives is to learn a new mindset to deal with the emotional roller-coaster that ADD brings all-day-every-day.Understanding what a person with ADD feels like will help you become more patient, tolerant, compassionate, and loving.Your relationships will become more enjoyable and peaceful.This is what goes on in the mind of a person with ADD/ADHDA person with ADD will look at you, hear your words, watch your lips move, but after the first five words their mind is on a journey.They can still hear you speak, but their thoughts are in outer space.They are thinking about how your lips are moving or how your hair is out of place.Instead of keeping the focus on what’s in front of them, people with ADD are staring at the colors in the painting on the wall.Like walking through a labyrinth, they start moving in one direction, but keep changing directions to find the way out.As deep thinkers, they are sensitive to whatever is going on around them.Being in a noisy restaurant can sound like you are standing in the front row at a Metallica concert.A depressing news snippet can set them into end-of-the-world mode.