Want to change your stress level? Read the book Set Boundaries, Find Peace

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I talk to my clients about boundaries and how being boundaryless is a recipe for disaster. This book reinforces so much of what I believe; I hope everyone reads or listens to the book as soon as possible.  Set Boundaries, Find Peace, beautifully written by Nedra Glover Tawwab, …

Want to mitigate some ADHD traits? You may want to try these five strategies to start with.

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Before I start a coaching partnership, we have a conversation about where they are, what they want, and what strategies they are currently using.  Through research and experience, here are the top five strategies that are professionally recognized as working, and I see the same results with my …

The Spotlight Effect: Yet another opportunity we get in our own way.

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Have you ever felt that someone is watching your every move? Do you think that all eyes are on you and everyone is focusing on every minor misstep you make? I can assure you with almost 100% certainty that people are not paying nearly the attention to you …

How many different ways can an ADHD coach help you achieve your goals?

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When I tell people that I’m a Coach specializing in helping individuals challenged with ADHD create the life they want to live, they say, “Great, but what exactly does an ADHD coach do?” My answer: “It depends.” And it does. It depends entirely on what the client is …

ADHD & Time Management: Where did it go?

Cindy Jobs Health and Well-Being

Here are some comments (or variations thereof) I hear very frequently from my clients : “I wish I was better at turning my projects in on time.  I have so much on my plate. I’m continually disappointing my boss.” (Prioritization) “I am always late meeting my friends and …

ADHD & Boundaries: What Boundaries?

Cindy Jobs Health and Well-Being

I find boundaries to be one of the most powerful tools in my toolbox. I’d be sunk without them. Although I’ve witnessed boundaries being a challenge for nearly everyone,  my clients with ADHD seem to struggle a bit more than most. What makes boundaries more of a challenge …

ADHD & Communication: Often Misunderstood

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Communication when challenged with ADHD is tricky.  I often hear the following from my clients: “I don’t know how I missed that in the e-mail.  Once they pointed it out it was clear as day.” “I thought I heard them correctly, but apparently I didn’t.” “I don’t even …

You have ADHD, you are NOT your ADHD

Cindy Jobs Health and Well-Being

Fortunately, by now most people are believers in the fact that ADHD exists. Finally! ADHD is not a myth or an excuse.  ADHD is a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects between 4.4% (adults) and 11% of children (ADDitudemag.com). Individuals with ADHD are NOT: Unwilling to apply themselves or try …

“Remember tomorrow.”

Cindy Jobs Health and Well-Being

I just finished listening to Jesse Itzler‘s book “Living with the Monks.”  Although much of the book will have limited relevance in my day-to-day life, it was the final few chapters that had the most meaning to me.  Specifically, Mr. Itzler’s mantra (catchphrase? tagline?) “remember tomorrow.” At first, …

I encourage you to quit.

Cindy Jobs Health and Well-Being

Coconut oil. Crossfit. Electronic planners. Professional Organizations. The book Mindsight. What do all of these things have in common?  They are things that other people thought I needed to do.  I tried them, then I gave up. Just because it works for someone else, doesn’t mean it’s right …