back to top
Community

What Are Some Organizational Hacks For Someone Living With ADD/ADHD?

Sometimes even the smallest tasks can be overwhelming.

Posted on

When you have ADD/ADHD, the simplest tasks can be overwhelming. Life sometimes feels like it's collapsing in on itself.

Comedy Central

Your backpack is a mess. You keep forgetting your keys. You're always late for appointments.

Regular organizational issues for most people can be giant obstacles for someone diagnosed with ADD/ADHD.

Fox

A lot of people who grow up with ADD/ADHD, either through a professional or through trial and error, learn time management and organizational tricks that help them be more productive.

20th Century Fox

Maybe you leave Post-It notes on the door so you don't forget important items.

Paramount Pictures

Or you might set your clock a few minutes fast so you arrive to appointments on time.

Universal Pictures

Perhaps you love making lists!

Malone / Via malone.edu

There's no shame in asking for help when you have ADD.

CBS

Do you have any tips or tricks that help you manage your day-to-day tasks?

20th Century Fox

Let us know in the comments below and your response could be featured in a BuzzFeed Community post!