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Are you utterly dependent on time-management apps and tricks?
Without your alarms, lists, timers and motivational mantras, your life would collapse under the weight of obligations. If that's you, well, here's one less thing for you to worry about...

Why it might not be ADHD: Those who suffer from the disorder have also sought out coping strategies—they usually know all the things they're supposed to do. However, they find themselves unable to implement them without extra help, in the form of medication, a therapist or coach, or some other form of intervention, says Ramsay, who is the author of the forthcoming book The Adult ADHD Tool Kit: Using CBT to Facilitate Coping Inside and Out.