Divergent Thinking is a gift. How can you use your divergent thinking trait?

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I learn a lot from my clients, who are divergent thinkers challenged with ADHD traits. One of the struggles they come to coaching to work on is their non-linear thinking patterns. Although it can be frustrating wanting to think linearly and struggling to do so, most of my …

Thank you PAAC team. I couldn’t have done it without you!

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My mission is to empower individuals with ADHD to live life to their full potential. To become the best at my trade, I continually connect with intensive education and training platforms to sharpen my ADHD coaching skills. In 2021, I completed the certification program through the Professional Association …

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy: Is it the breakthrough solution for battling ADHD habits?

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NOTE:  I am a certified ADHD Coach, not a therapist. Because I am not a therapist, I can not practice Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT); however, multiple therapists familiar with my work acknowledge that I use CBT-like strategies with my clients. ——————————————————————————————————————– Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Adult ADHD (CBTAA) (Solanto) was written to …

Having a planner is just the start. Here are seven steps to using it most effectively.

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NOTE:  Although this blog is about calendars and planners, I highly encourage everyone to have a large wall calendar within sight of where they spend their time. Whether it’s the kitchen or the office (and sometimes the kitchen IS the office), a well-placed wall calendar offers a different visual perspective on the passage …

Follow your heart, not the herd, while choosing 2022 goals.

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Frankly, I’m not a fan of New Year’s “resolutions.” So many people recite resolutions they think they “should have” because that’s what the internet says: save money, lose weight, get organized, spend time with family, read more, etc. Although there is absolutely nothing wrong with these resolutions, they …

Holiday stress isn’t quite behind us yet. Six tips to keep it under control.

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Depending on what holiday you celebrate, the “big day” may be behind you or looming in front of you. Not to mention New Year’s Eve and the related stress.  Here are a few tips you can still implement to keep the remaining holiday stress at bay: Be realistic: I …

Boundaries being pushed? Remember you are only responsible for yourself and your actions.

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The holiday season can be challenging with unique situations that require sound boundary identification reinforcement. Here are a few scenarios from this week’s coaching clients: “We explained to our mom that since she’s not vaccinated, she would need to wear a mask when she came to visit. So …

Fallen off your holiday intentions already? How to get back on the horse.

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I love boundaries. The theme of boundaries winds through many of my coaching encounters, especially during the holiday season. Over the last few days, I’ve heard variations of the following: “It’s been less than two weeks . . . . . and I’m already off-budget.” and I’m already …

Does your calendar/planner use your learning style strength?

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NOTE:  Although this blog is about calendars and planners, I highly encourage everyone to have a large wall calendar within sight of where they spend their time. Whether it’s the kitchen or the office (and sometimes the kitchen IS the office), a well-placed wall calendar offers a different visual perspective on the passage …

Do you want a Griswold or Martha Stewart holiday?

Cindy Jobs Health and Well-Being

Thanksgiving is tomorrow, followed by Black Friday, and on it’s heels, Cyber Monday. It’s enough to create stress for just about anyone. So much to do, so little time, so many expectations! It’s a tricky time of year when many people compare their lives to Rockwell paintings, Martha …