One of the biggest things ADHDers are known for is being “on” or “off” with no in between.
Just like any true superpower the ADHD Superpower has a weakness and that is inconsistency. We can be kicking butt one moment and a little while later it’s like we’ve lost all ability and power. Pick any Superhero or Greek God and you’ll find this is also true.
When we are on we are unstoppable and we can find it just as hard to stop as it is to sometimes get ourselves going.
It is important to have the people we have around us recognize the good is outstandingly good and also help us make the bad not a big deal. I try to do this with myself. I’ve found a heck of a lot of awesome things…except for my keys…squirrel.
They are inherited potentials which are actualized when they enter consciousness as images or manifest in behavior on interaction with the outside world.
I use the concept of superpower as a theme for helping people get the most out of ADHD. As I work with clients I peel back the layers and find people’s superpower. I have yet to find any ADHDer that didn’t have amazing potential and energy.