Essay on Attention Deficit Disorder ( Adhd )

1363 Words Apr 5th, 2016 null Page
I 've never been able to focus on anything worth focussing on. When I was younger I was diagnosed with ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder aka normal energetic kid syndrome). I distinctly remember taking the pills for about a week and then in my rebellious ignorance, insisting to my parents that I did not need them and making up crap about them making me feel bad or sick. That was definitely a big mistake that I think made my life significantly more difficult and (after spending so much time researching how attention affects your everyday life) I finally plan to looking into changing that and see if medication can help. It’s hard to pinpoint the order of things between cause and effect of different aspects of our psyche but it 's undeniable that regardless of what, why and how our attention is the way it is, it affects us on a huge scale, every single day. Attention is something that seems to always slip away just a little too easily especially when attempting to multitask, has a huge impact on our lives on a day to day basis, but with proper knowledge about yourself can be controlled. Have you ever been distracted? Ok stupid question I know, but why is the answer so obviously yes? As humans it’s so easy to lose focus on what we should, this is common knowledge. Think about magicians, their whole act relies on a “sleight of hand” in other words, distracting you with something insignificant while all the important stuff happens in the background. The funny part is, most of the…

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