This week on Finding Her, Julia introduces her audience to Diann Wingert and the topic of women who are identified with ADHD ( Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) in adulthood.
ADHD is less common in women but it affects them differently. An estimated 5.4% of men aged 18 to 44 have ADHD compared to 3.2% of women, according to the National Institute of Mental Health.
Many women also go undiagnosed which can lead to the manifestation of other behaviors including:
Being involved in toxic relationships
Substance abuse problems
A little bit about our guest. Diann Wingert is a mindset and productivity coach for female entrepreneurs who identify with the traits of ADHD, officially diagnosed or not. During her 20-year career as a licensed psychotherapist, Diann saw many brilliant and ambitious women struggle with unidentified ADHD, including Diann herself. Since her own mid-life diagnosis, she now mentors women who are “driven but distracted” to overcome procrastination, perfectionism, and people-pleasing so they can craft a life they love.
Symptoms of ADHD in adulthood including but are not limited to:
Throughout the episode, Julia and Diann talk openly about Diann's life with ADHD and how she has helped many women understand their condition. Diann is candid, funny, and shares how one can take their first steps if they suspect they may have ADHD. For more information about Diann and the services she offers including where to hear her podcast:
Linked In: https://www.linkedin.com/in/diannwingertcoaching/
6 Steps to ADHD Mastery: https://www.diannwingertcoaching.com/6-steps
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