If I keep saying I'm a writer, I'll be one, yes?
In 2012, Oxford Dictionaries described Omnishambles thus:
A situation that has been comprehensively mismanaged, characterized by a string of blunders and miscalculations.
I work in tech support and this story has always seemed strangely accurate.
There’s a tech support guy/girl/gendernonconforming human, who spends much of their time fielding questions from users which go something like this.
I got out of synchronization with Onedrive last week, and I became seriously concerned 9…
I’ve recently upgraded to a Windows 10 computer, a lovely looking Surface Pro. It’s light, it’s full-functioned and everything I hoped iOS could be but never was.
Occam’s Razor is the idea that the simplest explanation is most likely the truth.
So when confronted my inability to complete work, to focus, and simply pay attention, the temptation is to call myself lazy.
Hyperfocus is a useful tool in many situations. It allows you to cut out all distractions and focus hard on a single task.
What it doesn’t do is allow for anything else to enter the situation, like a realisation I’ve been doing the same thing for…
So a couple of months ago, when I started realising my ADD was flaring up, I decided to seek out a support group.
I found one too. They sent out the details and all seemed well.
I can actually feel it when I start to drift. There’s a fuzziness around the back of my head, I defocus; my eyes are staring forwards, my mind is blank. It’s peaceful but there’s a hint of disquiet, like I’m trying to move but can’t.
So, my Attention Deficit Disorder has flared up recently (well, probably over the past 2–3 years) and I’ve only just noticed.
So one way I use to get around the forgetfulness and general distractibility is to write lists…
I received an unexpected marketing email today from what appeared to be a site I hadn’t subscribed to. My first instinct was to mark the message as SPAM, but then I dug a little deeper.