Looking for some great ADHD hacks? Check out my top 10.

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I first heard the phrase “ADHD is life on hard mode” from Brendan Mahan at ADHD Essentials.  Having supported individuals with ADHD for a very long time, I hear a variation of this phrase often. Although life is harder for an ADHD brain living in a non-ADHD brain …

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I read a lot of books about ADHD. Check out my top 10 here.

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Everyone’s ADHD manifests differently. Understanding ADHD as a whole is essential, as are different perspectives on how to best manage ADHD traits that may get in the way. Here are my current Top 10 ADHD books (in no particular order) and a short review of each: ADHD 2.0, Hallowell …

Want some great ADHD resources? Check these out.

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Navigating the sea of ADHD information can be daunting. Here are some tried-and-true ADHD resources for you to check out. Websites: Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD): The go-to place for support and resources for those affected by ADHD. Rena-Fi: RenaFi provides an academic, research-based practical, financial …

Want to simplify life? Start with “If – Then” statements.

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Finding ways to simplify daily decision-making processes can be a game-changer in our fast-paced and often chaotic lives. One effective strategy to streamline your choices and increase productivity is by using if-then statements. These simple conditional statements can help you set clear goals, prioritize tasks, and make more …

How does the need for dopamine hits kill our productivity?

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In today’s hyper-connected world, staying productive has become an arduous task. One of the culprits? Dopamine, the brain’s feel-good neurotransmitter, is often deployed by social media and email platforms to keep us hooked.  The Dopamine Connection Dopamine is a powerful neurotransmitter central to motivation, pleasure, and reward. It’s …

Why do we give the gift of compassion to others and not ourselves?

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Compassion is a quality that defines our humanity, a beacon of light that guides us through the often dark and challenging terrain of life. We’ve all experienced moments when we extended compassion towards someone in need, offering a helping hand or a kind word. It’s a beautiful and …

The hazards of getting caught in the expectations and comparisons trap.

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“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree,          it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” Although this quote is frequently attributed to Albert Einstein, there is no evidence of him saying it. In a world …

Want to better understand your current emotions? Look to your past experiences.

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Emotions are the colorful threads that weave through the fabric of our lives, influencing our thoughts, actions, and interactions with the world around us. These complex psychological responses are not arbitrary; they have roots deeply embedded in our past experiences. As we journey through life, our encounters with …

Life can be frustratingly uncertain. What part does prediction error play?

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In the intricate tapestry of life, our brains are wired to anticipate the future. From the mundane daily choices to the major life decisions we embark upon, our ability to predict outcomes is a fundamental aspect of human cognition. However, nestled within this process lies the concept of …

The Planning Fallacy: How to Avoid Underestimating and Plan More Accurately

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We’ve all experienced it at some point: the planning fallacy. This cognitive bias leads us to underestimate the time and effort required to complete tasks or achieve goals. From underestimating travel times to preparing dinner and transitioning between activities, the planning fallacy can wreak havoc on our schedules …