How to use Planning, Time, Task, and Energy Management for Success

Cindy Jobs ADHD In The Workplace, Health and Well-Being

Below is a typical conversation, especially with a new client that is learning how to utilize all the components of time management to create the success they are looking for. Client: “It’s strange. I had a really unproductive day on Monday, but a really productive day yesterday.” Cindy: …

Do you treat yourself as a Prosecuting or a Defense Attorney?

Cindy Jobs ADHD In The Workplace, Health and Well-Being

Does this scenario sound familiar?  You make a mistake. It may be small or large, but it really doesn’t matter. You, figuratively, beat yourself up. You hear yourself saying, “You idiot! You are never going to amount to anything!” Head’s up, your inner Prosecuting Attorney has arrived. A Prosecuting …

Do you procrastinate? The reasons and solutions may surprise you.

Cindy Jobs ADHD In The Workplace, Health and Well-Being, Organization

I think there’s a little procrastinator in all of us. I knew that procrastination wasn’t only about “not wanting to do the thing when I was supposed to do it.” Procrastination, Why You Do It, and What to Do About it NOW  offered many different perspectives. The main thing that …

Do you spend time with a procrastinator? Here are some coping strategies.

Cindy Jobs ADHD In The Workplace, Health and Well-Being, Organization

I’ve yet to meet anyone that doesn’t admit to procrastinating now and again.  For some people, procrastination pays off, and things adequately work themselves out. For others, procrastination can be highly consequential.    Either way, I know that spending time with individuals who routinely procrastinate can be very stressful on …

“Now I get it!” Can you hear my coach’s heart singing?

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Every once in a while, I find myself wanting to cry with joy as I’m recapping a client appointment. Today was one of those days. A client came to me wanting to get his work life in order. What he didn’t realize at the time was that once …

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I read a lot of books about ADHD. Check out my top 10 here.

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Everyone’s ADHD manifests differently.  The understanding of ADHD as a whole is important, as are different perspectives on how to best manage ADHD traits that may get in the way. Here are my current Top 10 (in no particular order) books and a short review of each: ADHD …

“It happens every time!” Until it doesn’t. Prediction Error is at play.

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Our brains are constantly constructing anticipated outcomes based on thousands and thousands of past experiences. Every time we have an experience, the brain revisits former experiences, layers on data from the new experience, and creates a more substantial model for future experiences. But what happens when the data …

You may think you know why they did it, but you probably don’t.

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Attribution: The interpretive process by which people make judgments about the causes of their own behavior and the behavior of others. (Merriam-Webster) Whether we are aware of it or not, we make attributions about our own actions or the actions of others all day long. To explain attribution, Fritz …

ADHD Brains: Are you making social mistakes but don’t know what you’re doing wrong?

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The quote “All I need to know I learned in kindergarten” is so true. Well, mostly true. We learn life skills later in life, but one of the most critical skills we need to succeed is social skills and those skills we learned during our young and formative …

Awareness. Curiosity. Compassion. Connection. Four components on the road to positive change.

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No matter how you look at it, change can be daunting. Sometimes because we don’t know where to start. Sometimes because we get started and don’t know the next step. And sometimes, we get started then beat ourselves up about not starting sooner.  No matter how you look …