Changing Your Perspective as an ADHD Coping Skill

 ADHD in the News 2019-01-17

Psychologists refer to the act of reframing how you view a stressful situation as positive reappraisal. Positive reappraisal is about taking a negative event in your life and finding a way to see it in a more positive way. Research suggests that from a mental health standpoint, this is a valuable coping skill to have. For example, a study published last summer identified positive reappraisal as one of three coping strategies linked with higher wellbeing.