ADHD for Smart Ass Women: How to Fall in Love with Your Neurodivergent Brain

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Price
$28.99  $26.96
Publisher
William Morrow & Company
Publish Date
Pages
288
Dimensions
6.2 X 9.1 X 1.2 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780063307056

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About the Author

Tracy Otsuka is a certified ADHD coach and attorney and is the podcast host of ADHD for Smart Ass Women. She is a seasoned media contributor and podcast guest with influential forums such as ADDitude magazine, Inc. magazine, and The Goal Digger Podcast. Before her ADHD epiphany, Otsuka was a practicing attorney investigating cases for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; a designer of high-end women's wear sold in Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus, and Nordstrom; and a real estate broker selling countless foreclosed properties. She lives with her husband, two kids, two dogs, and seven chickens in Sonoma County, outside San Francisco.

Reviews

"Delivered in lucid and unpretentious prose, this is a solid starting point for those just beginning to learn about ADHD and its effects on the brain." -- Publishers Weekly

"Otsuka is not only an ADHD coach but also someone who understands the condition from a first-person perspective, too. She breaks down stereotypes and helps build up a more positive connection with the ways that ADHD brains work." -- Book Riot

"[ADHD FOR SMART ASS WOMEN] is full of honesty, vulnerability, wisdom, compassion, understanding, guidance, cutting edge knowledge, evidence-based practices, and real-world examples of women with ADHD succeeding, not in spite of having ADHD, but perhaps because of it." -- New York Journal of Books

"Tracy Otsuka's sparkling, smart-ass positivity pours over these pages, powerful enough to lift the lowest self-esteem." -- Katherine Ellison, Pulitzer Prize Winner, author of Buzz: A Year of Paying Attention

"She was born to deliver a message. You will see it bursting out on every page... Thanks to her and others like her, the textbooks are being rewritten." -- Edward M. Hallowell, MD, co-author of ADHD 2.0 and Driven to Distraction

"Tracy changed my life and uncovered a missing piece of my identity. Her book is a breath of fresh air for ADHD women. With humor and compassion, she provides a roadmap for turning struggles into strengths." -- Jenna Kutcher, host of The Goal Digger Podcast and New York Times bestselling author of How Are You, Really?

"Tracy skillfully leads readers on a journey to embrace their individual strengths, equipping them with invaluable tools to flourish in both personal and professional realms." -- Tamara Rosier, Ph.D., author of Your Brain's Not Broken

"ADHD for Smart Ass Women is the lifeline, roadmap, guidance, and inspiration you've been hoping for." -- Dr. Christine Li, clinical psychologist and host of Make Time for Success podcast

"At last, Otsuka provides the tools to harness our overflowing creativity to succeed. A must read for every Artpreneur!" -- Miriam Schulman, author of Artpreneur and host of The Inspiration Place podcast

"Game changer alert for women with ADHD! Tracy Otsuka's book is a must-read for any woman navigating ADHD during the Perimenopause, or Menopause. This empowering book equips you with practical tools and wisdom to transform challenges into strengths. Get your copy today." -- Dr. Susan Varghese, MBBS MRCP (London), Women's Health Expert

"Read this book! You will hear Tracy's energetic, supportive, and nothing-held-back voice in your head... urging you to acknowledge your struggles, embrace your unique gifts, and let your innovative brilliance shine." -- David Flink, founder of Eye to Eye and author of Thinking Differently

"Empowering, insightful, and downright funny. Tracy Otsuka's guide is a lifeline for ADHD women. It not only debunks stereotypes but offers a roadmap to success, blending expertise with entertainment." -- Gin Stephens, author of New York Times Bestseller Fast Feast Repeat and host of Intermittent Fasting Stories and the Fast Feast Repeat Podcast

"Refreshingly witty and filled with optimism, strategies and essential information on the ADHD brain, Tracy's insights, perspective and real-world experience living with and coaching thousands of women with ADHD via her podcast makes ADHD For Smart Ass Women an invaluable resource for those wanting to dive deeper into the subject." -- Kristen Willeumier, PhD, neuroscientist and author of Biohack Your Brain

"Tracy Otsuka does a great explaining how the symptoms of ADHD in women present a little differently. She explores the unique challenges women with ADHD face and I'm sure she'll help a lot of people make sense of their symptoms." -- Amy Morin, psychotherapist and author of 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do

"You won't want to put this book down and that says a lot for those of us who have minds that wander. This is a gem of a book and much needed for women with ADHD, who have been silenced far too long." -- Terry Matlen, LMSW, author of The Queen of Distraction and Director of ADDConsults

"Tracy's work makes me feel SEEN. I'm a successful, ambitious woman, but I still have serious wounds from an undiagnosed childhood. It took me decades to understand my ADHD brain, but this book will shortcut that journey for you, starting now!" -- Denise Duffield-Thomas, author of Chill & Prosper