Narrowing Statements

You can narrow your focus by referring back to the symptoms and outcomes you listed in the Self Evaluation Form, offered as a tool for acknowledging your ADHD.

  1. Directly beneath your list of symptoms and outcomes, complete the following statement:

    The areas that cause me the most difficulty are:

  2. Even though you probably want to make a change for every symptom you have listed, address only one or two issues, preferably one. If you completed the Short-term goals found on the Coaching Capabilities and Goal Sheet, compare what you wrote then with the list of symptoms and outcomes. Can you select from the lists one or two common symptoms with which to begin self-coaching? Draw a circle around those symptoms, and complete the following statements:

    My first goal is to address the following symptoms or behaviors:

    I hope to change the following specific outcomes: