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 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 education …

Whom do you want to be in control, the thinker or the thought?

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In times of stress, emotional control can get the better of us.  What’s important to remember, however, that you, the thinker, is in charge, not the thought or emotion. My go-to suggestion about emotions is this: “Acknowledge all of your emotions, but only empower those that serve you.” You have …

Harriet Lerner: The Nine Ingredients of a Good Apology

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“If only our passion to understand others were as great as our passion to be understood.  Were this so, all our apologies would be truly meaningful and healing.” — Harriet Lerner Most of us have been spending a great deal of time together. We are communicating differently than …

I’m a nice person, why won’t anyone talk to me?

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Frequently I will hear the above question from my clients. My clients are kind, considerate, and generally pretty good communicators. But, unfortunately, a lot of times, people shy away from engaging in conversations with them. Why? When digging deeper, here are some common threads: They are close-talkers. One of …

Feeling like your life is chaotic? The Queen of Distraction will help you through it.

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Disorganization is a challenge many individuals with ADHD face. As a matter of fact, my first introduction to ADHD was through a client I assisted as a Professional Organizer. The strategies she needed were far different than other clients I’d worked with. Her beautiful brain operated just a …

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 …