In this thought-provoking episode of ADHD Support Talk Radio, co-hosts Tara McGillicuddy and Lynne Edris delve into the harmful “ADHD Fibs” that individuals with ADHD often tell themselves. They explore the different ways in which these self-deceptions manifest, the underlying reasons behind them, and the importance of recognizing and overcoming these detrimental patterns of thinking.

Throughout the episode, Tara and Lynne shed light on the common “ADHD fibs” that many individuals with ADHD may find themselves engaging in. These fibs can range from downplaying the impact of ADHD symptoms to making excuses for missed deadlines or disorganization. They explain how these fibs can become deeply ingrained in one’s thinking patterns, leading to self-doubt, decreased self-esteem, and hindering personal growth.

The co-hosts emphasize the significance of understanding the reasons behind these fibs. They discuss how societal stigmas surrounding ADHD, fear of judgment or criticism, and internalized negative beliefs about oneself can contribute to the development and perpetuation of these harmful narratives. By exploring the roots of these fibs, Tara and Lynne provide listeners with a greater understanding of why they may engage in self-deception and how it can impact their overall well-being.

Moreover, the episode offers valuable insights and practical strategies to help individuals break free from these self-defeating patterns. Tara and Lynne guide listeners through the process of challenging and reframing their thoughts, emphasizing the importance of self-compassion and self-acceptance in the journey towards change. They discuss the significance of seeking support from trusted individuals or professionals and highlight the benefits of therapy, coaching, or support groups in addressing these harmful thinking patterns.

By addressing the harmful “ADHD fibs” with candor and empathy, Tara and Lynne create a space for listeners to reflect on their own experiences and begin the process of dismantling these self-deceptive narratives. Their insights and strategies empower individuals to embrace their authentic selves, challenge self-limiting beliefs, and cultivate a mindset that fosters growth, self-acceptance, and personal success.

In conclusion, this episode of ADHD Support Talk Radio tackles the harmful “ADHD fibs” that individuals with ADHD often tell themselves. Tara McGillicuddy and Lynne Edris provide listeners with a deep understanding of these self-deceptions, their underlying causes, and practical strategies to break free from them. By shedding light on these harmful thinking patterns, the co-hosts empower individuals to embrace truth, self-compassion, and personal growth in their journey with ADHD.

Tara McGillicuddy is described by those who know her – clients, fellow leaders, and community – as dedicated to the deep, soulful energetic-level shifts required by life. Whether she’s helping to SEE your life more clearly, identify where you’re stuck, tuning into sacred energies OR she’s helping to build a practical life with tools, structure, physical help and precise action steps, she is committed to giving everything she knows to help you live your best life and to feel fulfilled by it.

Tara has been known and celebrated in the ADHD community for decades of practical and long-lasting shifts in tens of thousands in her communities. The creator of, The ADHD Awareness Expo and ADHD Support Talk Radio Tara is one of the longest-standing leaders in the field. Over the years she has also honed her natural skills as an empath. She now also combines the rare gift of sight and energetic knowing and her latest project is Empath Now a resource to help Empower Empaths.

Podcast Co-Host Lynne Edris is a Productivity & ADHD Coach who helps overwhelmed professionals from all over the world learn to accomplish what they intend and take control of their days with ease so that they can perform at the level of their abilities and have more time, more energy and more bandwidth for what matters most to them. Lynne is a woman, wife, and mom with ADHD herself, so she understands the struggles and challenges of living with ADHD. She has gone from living in the constant state of chaos, overwhelm, and under-performance that adults with ADHD know far too well, to living a life of more success and fulfillment than she once dreamed possible. Her passion is to help others fulfill their own potential and start “firing on all cylinders” in all areas of your life. You can learn more about Lynne at, and text keyword “HACK” to 33777 to get her 7 Fool-Proof Productivity Hacks for unfocused professionals!

ADHD Support Talk Radio is an award winning Podcast for Adults with ADD / ADHD. Co-hosts Tara McGillicuddy and Lynne Edris are joined by Adult ADHD experts and they cover important topics related to Adult ADD / ADHD. Podcast guests include Dr. Edward Hallowell, Dr. Stephanie Sarkis, Dr. Ari Tuckman, Laurie Dupar, Terry Matlen and many more.

Tara McGillicuddy is the Producer, Owner and Co-host of the ADHD Support Talk Radio Podcast. You may contact Tara with general questions or feedback about the podcast.

Lynne Edris is the Co-host of the ADHD Support Talk Radio Podcast. You may contact Lynne with feedback about her episodes.

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