I encourage you to give up.

Cindy Jobs Health and Well-Being

Coconut oil. Crossfit. Electronic planners. Celery juice. 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 …

Challenge: Your Activation vs Their Unexpressed Expectations

Cindy Jobs Health and Well-Being

I had a tough session with a client last week.  This client came to me a few months ago with typical ADHD concerns: Missing appointments because of inconsistent utilization of calendars/planners. Lack of activation on tasks. Not making transitions from one task to another. Lateness due to hyperfocus …

Body Doubling as a productivity hack

Cindy Jobs Health and Well-Being

Body doubling is a powerful productivity tool that is available to nearly everyone but has proven to be an incredibly powerful tool for my clients challenged with ADHD. I’ve used body-doubling with my physical organizing clients, coaching clients, and colleagues as an accountability tool, and it works amazingly …

Maybe it’s just a different style

Cindy Jobs Health and Well-Being, Organization, Uncategorized

Is it just me or are you sometimes perplexed by how your co-workers operate? As a manager in a large corporate environment, I sometimes found myself completely confused by the actions of others and struggled to rationalize behavior that was so foreign to my own. For example: One …

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Brene Brown: Trust = B.R.A.V.I.N.G.

Cindy Jobs Health and Well-Being, Organization, Uncategorized

If I could love someone I’ve never met, it would be Brene Brown.  I can not appreciate enough the power of her insights. I’ve read her books.  I’ve watched her TED talks on vulnerability and shame.  I’ve listened to her numerous times as a podcast guest. Most recently,  …