Adult ADHD: The Magic Egg Timer Trick
April 26th 2006
For people with Adult ADHD, focusing long enough to get even a small
task done--if it is boring--can seem almost impossible! Hereís what I do
when I have to focus on something that I really don't like to do,
especially sitting at my desk.
Adult ADHD makes it hard to try to sit still and do something--but now
and then you just have to. Here's a couple tricks I've learned to get
boring tasks done.
First, when I come in and get started, I've trained myself to
immediately have a certain pattern of activity that happens. My brain
automatically associates that pattern of activity with, "Now we're going
to sit down and do something."
Itís simply a habit. If you have Adult ADHD try this sometime you have
to do paperwork or organize something: