You can lead a horse to water but you can't make it drink
“You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink.” This saying seemed to haunt me growing up. It followed me from school to school and teacher to teacher. I was seen as a perpetual case of unfulfilled potential. My mind was a chaotic combination of a strong will to succeed and a complete lack of motivation. I always knew there were things I wanted to achieve but when it came down to it, I was unable to put in the necessary hours or effort to do so. As a result, I left in my wake a sea of unfinished projects and uninspiring grades. That was until my life was altered by an ADHD diagnosis at the age of 19.