The ADHD Motivation Conundrum: The Emotional Roller Coaster

Inconsistency in motivation and performance is one of the most perplexing and puzzling aspects of ADHD. People with this disorder may experience great motivation and concentration on certain tasks, while others seem to be an insurmountable challenge. At first glance, this could be interpreted as a simple lack of "willpower"; However, in this episode, we unravel the true nature of this phenomenon and explain why it is not simply a matter of will, but is closely related to executive functions.

We delve into the complex world of executive functions and how they influence the motivation and performance of a person with ADHD. We explore how the disorder affects the ability to plan, organize, and carry out tasks, which can lead to difficulties with self-discipline and intrinsic motivation.

We explore various strategies and techniques to improve motivation and performance in those struggling with ADHD, from therapeutic approaches and lifestyle changes to practical tools and resources that can make a difference in the day-to-day lives of those dealing with these challenges. challenges.

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