ADHD as a Superpower: Thriving in Work and Life

ADHD as a Superpower: Thriving in Work and Life

Welcome to the Coming Out Happy Podcast! Hosts Dani Max, a two-time published author and life coach, partners with Keely, a seasoned somatic therapist, as they navigate the balance between running a business- FeelSwell Experiences, a leadership development company.

This podcast offers a weekly dose of inspiration and practical tips for a balanced and joyful life. Listeners can join us in candid conversations about relationships, self-discovery, and leadership in a down-to-earth way.

From shared stories to laughter, the Coming Out Happy  Podcast is the go-to place for those seeking wisdom and simple joys in living well. Whether you're here for insights or a good conversation, you're in the right place. This blog shares the ‘highlights’ of the podcast.

In today's special post, we'll delve into the personal journey of navigating success while living with ADHD. We'll explore the impact of ADHD on daily life, the challenges faced, and the strategies employed to not just cope but thrive. 

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Understanding the Daily Struggle:

Living with ADHD often means facing unique challenges every day. Stability becomes a vital component in navigating both personal and professional life. Establishing routines, setting reminders, and prioritizing self-care are not just strategies but essential tools in creating a stable foundation.

Forgetfulness, a common trait associated with my own ADHD, can significantly influence daily experiences. It's not just about remembering tasks; it's about finding effective ways to manage and overcome the hurdles that forgetfulness can present.

Overcoming Obstacles:

One specific situation where ADHD can impact daily tasks is when focus wavers, and self-care takes a backseat. Completing tasks efficiently becomes a struggle, and it may take longer to achieve goals. The journey to success often involves overcoming societal doubts and personal challenges associated with ADHD.

ADHD as a Superpower:

Despite its challenges, ADHD can be reframed as a unique superpower. Thinking differently and fostering creativity are inherent qualities that set individuals with ADHD apart. Embracing this uniqueness and leveraging it in personal and professional endeavors can lead to success in many ways.

The journey towards embracing ADHD is not always straightforward. It involves trial and error, self-discovery, and a continuous commitment to personal growth. What might seem like imperfections at first can transform into strengths when viewed from a different perspective.

Tips for Navigating Success:

For those navigating ADHD, clarity about personal and professional goals is crucial. Setting achievable targets, embracing trial and error, and holding oneself accountable are powerful tools for success. Communication becomes key, not only with oneself but with others who can offer support and understanding.

Exploring tools like emotion-tracking apps can aid in understanding and managing emotional well-being. It's essential to celebrate the victories, no matter how small, and to provide oneself with the grace to navigate challenges.


In a world that may perceive ADHD as a challenge, this journey illustrates the strength found in embracing one's unique qualities. Success is not defined by conforming to societal norms but by recognizing and celebrating individual strengths. As we conclude this exploration, let this story be an inspiration for those navigating their own paths with ADHD. Success is not about perfection; it's about embracing authenticity and turning what may seem like obstacles into stepping stones toward a fulfilled life.

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Dani & Keely

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