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Please help me focus...

Discussion in 'Suicidal Thoughts and Feelings' started by PollyAnna, Apr 7, 2011.

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  1. PollyAnna

    PollyAnna Account Closed

    By telling me ANYTHING to uplift me.

    I cant seem to focus on my homework.
    I'm almost certain I have adhd,so it's twice the struggle.
    I have to study for a math test,and I have an essay due. :(
  2. Sadeyes

    Sadeyes Staff Alumni

    Make an outline for your essay and start doing it...you will feel better after you get it done...you can do it...J
  3. Wastingecho

    Wastingecho Well-Known Member

    my son has ADHD and gets very frustrated when he has to write essays, reports, etc.

    i found that one thing that helped him a lot was to put individual facts or topics on 3x5 index cards as he thought of them

    that way you don't have to work your way through it in a straight line

    once your ideas are on the cards, you can shuffle them around until you have them in the order you want to use and throw away the ones you don't want to use
  4. PollyAnna

    PollyAnna Account Closed

    Ok,I'll try both suggestions.

    And I'm sorry for my surge of the threads.
  5. Wastingecho

    Wastingecho Well-Known Member

    no need to apologize - i tend to do that too
  6. Forgotten_Man

    Forgotten_Man Well-Known Member

    Hmm... My kitty is being super cute? I hope that helps a bit.
  7. Obsessive

    Obsessive Well-Known Member

    For the essay you can do what I do and just find paragraphs from books/articles/sites on the subject and change them around into your own words.
  8. solutions

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  9. PollyAnna

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    Aweeee. if u ever get kitties, pls inform me :)

    rocketpop:you made my night with both videos :)

    Obsessive:Sorry, I can never bring myself to do that.

    Thanks to everyone who commented! :heart:♥

    Still accepting techniques!
  10. xela007

    xela007 Member

    This here post made me believe that I have had some sort of ADHD when I was a kid... and sometimes I get it now as well, because I can't focus more than 10 minutes reading something ... a book or anything

    and jumping right next to do something else......
  11. PollyAnna

    PollyAnna Account Closed

    Hah.Me too.

    I can't believe I've suffered In silence for all these years.
  12. PollyAnna

    PollyAnna Account Closed

    My mom was really horrible to me today :(
  13. Ritsu

    Ritsu Well-Known Member

    well I am Autistic and the way I cope when I need to focus on work etc is music I can't explain why it works but different types of music has different effects and for work I usually use something with a bass in it.
  14. PollyAnna

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    Sorry, music only distracts me, I just fucking need motivation.
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