Updated 13 October 2016

Action point


If you’re an adult living with ADHD, don’t feel you should be chained to conventional careers or conventional ways of coping.

Give yourself permission to be yourself.

Give up trying to be the person you always thought you should be – the model student or the organised executive for example – and ask yourself who you really are.

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Seniors who exercise recover more quickly from injury or illness

When sedentary older adults got into an exercise routine, it curbed their risk of suffering a disabling injury or illness and helped them recover if anything did happen to them.