Motivation and Acceptance

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I’m usually pretty good with motivation, but I have to be honest, I’m struggling today. Yesterday was a tough day. I received some news I didn’t want to hear and now have some hard decisions to make. Consequently, I needed some motivation so I went looking. Here are …

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Conquer Negative Self Talk

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“I’ve never been able to do that, why even try?” “I’ll never get that job, why apply?” “I can’t do anything right.” “No one wants to spend time with me.” “I’m never going to be as fun (pretty, smart, successful, etc.) as my friends are.” Every thought we …

ADHD: You Are Not Who You Think You Are

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“You mean I’m not lazy, stupid or crazy?”* You are also NOT: Unmotivated. Unwilling to apply yourself or try hard enough. Uninterested. Unconcerned about others. Unable to focus. Your ADHD symptoms. Who your parents/teachers/friends/relatives may have told you you are. You DO have a non-neurotypical brain that reacts …

Write it down.

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If it’s important enough to remember, it’s important enough to write down. As much as we try, or think we can, our memory just can’t remember and recall everything when we want it to. Hence the need to write things down. Why bother? Writing things down lets our …

Communication Fly-Bys

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Communication is tricky. It’s how we transfer information, but it is fraught with opportunity for error. Common errors: Communication that never happened. Communication style disconnect. Communication that comes at the wrong time. Communication where there is a disconnect between what is being said and non-verbal cues. Communication where …

15-Minute Organizing Projects

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Organizing doesn’t have to be incredibly time-consuming or daunting. Here are a few quick projects that can get you motivated. Create A Calendar Find a calendar that fits your needs and style: wall calendar, day planner, custom spreadsheet, etc. Fill in non-negotiable obligations. Create an area to document …

Slow the heck down!

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I’m at my mom’s celebrating her 89th birthday.  As usual, when I visit, there’s a list of things she (I) would like to accomplish. Here’s this trip’s list: Organize photos. Install screen to hide the garage work area. Install pull-out organizers in bathroom cabinets. Get bedspread dry-cleaned. Do …

It’s heeeeeeeere . . . Back to School!

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Wow!  Where has this summer gone? It’s hard to believe, but some schools have already started and several start in the next couple of weeks. Although I don’t have any children in the back-to-school range, a few of my clients do.  I’ve experienced, through them, how getting everyone …

What’s your ONE THING?

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“The truth about success is that our ability to achieve extraordinary results in the future lies in stringing together powerful moments, one after the other.  What you do in any given moment determined what you experience in the next.  Your “present now” and all “future nows” are undeniably …