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ADHD: It’s Not All Good

front of house roofIt’s spring (aka, roofing season). It’s time to tackle the last major job on my new house (I hope).

One contractor suggested it would be cheaper and faster to cover over the old roof tiles.

Then someone explained that if we did it the fast, cheap way, I’d never know if the boards underneath were rotting. I’d just be covering up the problem, which could lead to even more expensive repairs down the road when my roof sprung a leak.

Makes sense, I thought.

It also happens to be a great analogy for dealing with negative feelings.

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