Greed and selfishness are often seen as negative character traits, but what if they're actually symptoms of a bigger issue? In this episode, we'll explore the three differences between people with and without ADHD when it comes to greed and selfishness. We'll also outline a system that was used to get control, understanding, and change.
Why is it important to understand the difference between people with ADHD and those without ADHD when it comes to greed and selfishness?
People with ADHD are more likely to be impulsive and act without thinking, which can lead to them being more selfish and greedy. They may not be able to control their urges to spend money or take things that they want, without considering the consequences. On the other hand, people without ADHD are more likely to be able to control their impulses and make decisions based on logic and reason. This can help them to avoid being greedy or selfish, as they are more likely to think about how their actions will impact others.
Steps to follow:
1. If you have been diagnosed with ADHD, educate yourself on the condition and how it has been impacting your finances
2. Put in the honest effort to address the areas in your life that have brought you down personally
3. Be aware that you are not morally wrong for struggling with ADHD, and that you are at a disadvantage
Educate yourself on the condition
Read books or articles on the ADHD, or talk to a professional who can help you understand its effects. Once you have a better understanding of ADHD, you can begin to work on making changes in your life to improve your financial situation.
Other resources for dealing with ADHD, financially, are to develop a budget, set up automatic payments for bills, and set aside money each week for spending. This will help you to see where your money is going and make adjustments to your spending habits. Making small changes in your financial habits can make a big difference in your overall financial health.
Address the areas in your life that have brought you down personally
It can be difficult to be honest with yourself about the areas in your life that need improvement. However, if you want to make progress, it is essential to be honest and to put in the effort to change. This means learning about ADHD and how it affects you, and then working on making changes to your behavior. This is not an easy process, and it will take time and effort, but it is possible to make progress. Once you understand your ADHD and start making changes, you will likely find that your life improves in many ways.
Be aware that you are not morally wrong for struggling with ADHD, you are at a disadvantage
Greed and selfishness are often seen as negative character traits, but they can also be symptoms of ADHD. People with ADHD are more likely to be impulsive and act without thinking, which can lead to them being more selfish and greedy.
It’s important to remember that you are not alone in this. Many people with ADHD struggle with similar issues, and there is a growing body of research and resources to help you. You can find support groups, online communities, and other resources to help you on your journey.
I’d love to hear how you apply to get control, understanding, and change.. Leave me a comment on how it went for you or drop any questions you want me to answer!
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