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What ADHD Taught Me About Productivity

These tools help me to maintain my focus even when it’s an uphill battle

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I was diagnosed with ADHD a year ago, but I probably always knew on some level that this was part of my makeup. After I completed college two semesters late, I attempted to begin my writing career, but I’d find myself spending days trying to write 800-word articles. I missed…




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Gabrielle Smith

Gabrielle Smith

Brooklyn based poet and essayist. Queer & Afro-Latina. Writing about love, sex, mental illness and intersectionality. //

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