Be More Functional
Variety of tips and tricks that help my ADHD brain keep my life more or less together, and might help you, too.
The 'tiny habits' theory works by drastically reducing the amount of effort. But miniscule-effort for zero-reward is still maths that works out to "not worth it".
This isn't a 'hack' it's just, sometimes people will help you if you ask nicely, but you might not have realised this is something you can ask for.
If your loved one died, I think you would care a lot that someone was with them, trying to save them, vs finding out that no one attempted to help.
Do or do not. There is no "prioritise"
No matter how cluttered your space is, remember it only has 5 things in it: trash, dishes, clothing, things that have a spot, things that don’t have a spot. Don’t look at the whole morass.
“Chronos” is measured and counted, while “kairos” is lived and experienced
If I have basically anything scheduled in a day, my brain goes into “waiting mode”. Like, that appointment is the next thing on the list, can’t do things out of order, so can’t do anything.
One a lot of people do is making their passwords something fun to type. That's the right approach: something that makes you happy but is kept secret, so you can be unashamedly dorky.
Optimisers break stuff because they try to carry everything down to the car in one go instead of making multiple trips.
I'd been agonising about it for literally years so I had this plan where I was going to do it and then write to you about the Experience but it was frankly such a non-event that I don't have much to say.