Head Brain. Heart Brain. Gut Brain. What?

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“Let me think through that.”  Mental processing referred to as the head brain. “Follow your heart.” Intuition referred to as the heart brain. “My gut told me no.” Instinct referred to as the gut brain. Did you know your body contained three “brains?” If so, which brain should …

Are you a good gift giver?

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday are behind us, but for many, there may still be a lot left to do around gift giving this holiday season. Over the next few weeks we will make several little, and big, decisions about who to buy for, how much to spend, …

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 …

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 …

Routines

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Routine: “Habitual or mechanical performance of an established procedure.” Routines can support us when indecision steps in. Daily routines can help manage our schedules. Positive self-care routines can assist in supporting mental health. Sometimes we use routines without even thinking about it. I know my day goes better …

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Project: Family Reunion

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Our family just held our annual family reunion.  It was an amazing 3-day event with up to 60 people participating in the main event on Saturday.  Participants ranged from 7-months to 86-years old.  Pulling off an event of this magnitude with such a varying age range can be …