ADHD has a significant impact on your ability to use executive functioning skills. What are executive function skills you ask? These include decision making, short term memory, time management, and impulse control or as this article says “think, remember, plan, act”. This leads the way for using more self defeating patterns of shame, anger, avoidance, anxiety, and procrastination to make sure we are able to met deadlines, arrive on time, and motivate us to do difficult or boring tasks. While this may get the result you are wanting in the moment, it takes a toll on your mental health and self compassion! Take a look at this article from ADDitudemag.com to learn more.