ADHD poses unique challenges. It’s a challenge to get on the right track, stay on the right track, and even to get back on track. It’s a challenge to resist distraction and avoidance behaviors. Progress requires sustained effort and it’s slow. One of the main reasons people with ADHD fall victim to instant gratification is that they lack faith in the future. Impulsivity tries to prioritize instant gratification over long term efforts. And, it often comes down to “I don’t believe in myself.” So, let’s talk about safety nets and strategies. Old beliefs can weigh us down, but we can shed them when they no longer serve us. Behaviors are habits. Once we have a handle on how those habits can serve us better, we can get back on track.