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 …

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

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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.

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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 …

“I didn’t exercise because…” Are you using reasons or excuses?

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When we don’t do something we intended to do, there is generally a “reason” or an “excuse.” What’s the difference? Which one do you use most frequently?  Which one is standing in the way of you achieving your goals? Reason:  a basis or cause, as for some belief, action, …

Not sure what ADHD information to believe? Here are my top resources.

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

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 …

Project or task? Distinguishing between the two is important to productivity.

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One of the biggest productivity roadblocks is the failure to differentiate between projects and tasks. When projects get put on our to-do lists, our brains become overwhelmed, and we don’t activate. How do we differentiate between projects and tasks? Let’s use paying our taxes as an example. This time …

One of my favorite ADHD books: Faster Than Normal

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A client suggested Peter Shankman’s Faster Than Normal, and I’m so glad they did. This book is FULL of gems to normalize ADHD traits: the good and the challenging.  I really loved this book’s positive spin Shankman puts on ADHD. Shankman looks at his ADHD as a gift and realizes …

How ADHD fits in The Drama Triangle: Are you Persecutor, Victim, or Rescuer?

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The Drama Triangle is at its core a socially dysfunctional power game between three entities: Persecutor, Victim, and Rescuer. Interestingly, we each play different roles, sometimes even within short interactions. The Drama Triangle was first described by Dr. Stephen Karpman in the 1960s and is still as relevant today as …