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Rene Brooks

René Brooks has been a typical person living with ADHD since as far back as she can remember. She loses keys, books, essays, homework, and her glasses when they are on her face.

Overview

Published
37 Articles, 1 Video

Introduction

She created Black Girl Lost Keys to share her experiences of learning how to navigate the world as an adult with ADHD while being part of a demographic that is still largely skeptical of neurological disorders and mental illness. You can find her on InstagramFacebook, and Pinterest.

History With Condition

She was first diagnosed at the tender age of 11, but never received treatment until age 25.

Published Articles

ADHD Makes Me Messy. I’ve Made My Peace with It
4 mins
article
René Brooks

ADHD Makes Me Messy. I’ve Made My Peace with It

“Could You Not?” 6 Things Not to Say to Someone with ADHD
4 mins
article
René Brooks

“Could You Not?” 6 Things Not to Say to Someone with ADHD

Coping with Depression: 7 Tips for Those Days When You Just Can’t Win
3 mins
article
René Brooks

Coping with Depression: 7 Tips for Those Days When You Just Can’t Win

Strange Ways I Feel Depression
4 mins
article
René Brooks

Strange Ways I Feel Depression

Why Safe Spaces Are So Important for People of Color
4 mins
article
René Brooks

Why Safe Spaces Are So Important for People of Color

4 Questions I Ask Myself About My Future with ADHD
4 mins
article
René Brooks

4 Questions I Ask Myself About My Future with ADHD

My Tips for Creating and Keeping a Morning Routine with ADHD
4 mins
article
René Brooks

My Tips for Creating and Keeping a Morning Routine with ADHD

4 Things Everyone Can Do to Combat Mental Health Stigma
4 mins
article
René Brooks

4 Things Everyone Can Do to Combat Mental Health Stigma

5 Affirmations That Help Me Through the Bad Days with Depression
3 mins
article
René Brooks

5 Affirmations That Help Me Through the Bad Days with Depression

Why Self-Care Is So Important When You Have ADHD
4 mins
article
René Brooks

Why Self-Care Is So Important When You Have ADHD

5 Things Depression Is NOT
3 mins
article
René Brooks

5 Things Depression Is NOT

What ADHD Feels Like
3 mins
article
René Brooks

What ADHD Feels Like

This Is My Depression Support Team
4 mins
article
René Brooks

This Is My Depression Support Team

6 Memes That Describe My Life with ADHD
4 mins
article
René Brooks

6 Memes That Describe My Life with ADHD

How Managing My ADHD Led to My Mom's Diagnosis
3 mins 7 secs
video
René Brooks

How Managing My ADHD Led to My Mom's Diagnosis

4 Ways I Hide My Depression
3 mins
article
René Brooks

4 Ways I Hide My Depression

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