Using Humor to Cope With Your ADHD Diagnosis

 ADHD in the News 2017-09-28

If you’re frustrated about your attention deficit hyperactivity disorder diagnosis – whether newly-diagnosed or not – or you're often on the receiving end of critical commentary about the disorder that leads to negative ADHD self-talk, experts say you might want to bring more humor into your life. This isn’t to say that you should engage in earthshaking belly laughs with every mention of "ADHD,” but rather that even subtle, lighthearted comments and thoughts about your symptoms may be a helpful coping mechanism.