One of the keys to success may be externalizing your memory.

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I often tell my clients that our brains are built for survival. Its job is to remind us to eat, drink, sleep, and run from tigers. It is NOT our brain’s job to reliably remember meetings, grocery lists, and transitions. So what do I mean by externalizing your …

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What’s the downside of comparing what you see in others to your own experience?

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Are you envious of someone else’s home? Are you jealous of someone else’s natural talents? Do you believe others’ “overnight success” is a matter of luck? What you see may not always be the truth. It may not be a reality, merely your perspective. Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok …

Focusing on progress will get you further than focusing on perfection.

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Personal growth is about progress, not perfection.”  — Hal Elrod The clients that come to me for ADHD coaching are looking for a change. They are not happy with where they are in life; they want to improve things. A more rewarding job. Less stress. More productivity. More time …

There is beauty and power in looking below the surface.

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When we look at the ocean from the shore, we see an endless body of water, maybe some waves, but no depth, just surface. The ocean is beautiful on the surface but not even close to the beauty we find when we go below the surface. Throw on …

Fear is a complex emotion. Recognizing and facing the fear takes guts.

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According to Very Well Mind, the top ten fears and phobias are: Spiders Snakes Heights Flying Dogs Thunder and lightning Injections Social situations Being alone Germs The fears clients bring to our appointments have nothing to do with the ten above, but they are equally debilitating. The most common fears …

Changing our perspective of “complete” may help us get more done.

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Over the past few weeks, the theme of “completion” has been coming up time and time again in client meetings. One might think “completion” is a pretty concrete line in the sand. Something is complete, or it’s not.  Miriam Webster defines completion as “the quality or state of being complete.” …

I lost a piece of me and I lost my mojo. What did I do to get it back?

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Some days I sit and cry for no apparent reason. Others are not so difficult. But I still can’t talk about him without crying. I’m crying right now as I type this. My heart still breaks when I think about him. Some may say, “he’s just a dog.” …

Do you think you know how to breathe? You might be wrong.

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During my guided Headspace meditation practice, Andy frequently reminds me to breathe in through my nose and out through my mouth. As it turns out, there’s a good reason he is reminding me.  Scientific American states, “In fact, every relaxation, calming or meditation technique relies on breathing, which may be the …

Increased productivity is about both what you do and when you do it.

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Are you of the mindset that it doesn’t matter when you do the tasks on your daily to-do list, just that they get done?    You may be thinking all wrong. However, setting your daily activities in line with your circadian rhythm, energy level, and ability to focus may prove …

What gives you the feeling of accomplishment? Producing or productivity?

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How do you get your greatest sense of accomplishment? What’s your focus? Producing or productivity. There is a difference, and we must give ourselves credit for everything. Producing: to bring into existence by intellectual or creative ability.  Productivity: the quality, state, or fact of being able to generate, …