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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 ADHD books (in no particular order) and a short review of each: …

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 ADHD 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 …

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 want a Griswold or Martha Stewart holiday?

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Thanksgiving is tomorrow, followed by Black Friday, and on it’s heels, Cyber Monday. It’s enough to create stress for just about anyone. So much to do, so little time, so many expectations! It’s a tricky time of year when many people compare their lives to Rockwell paintings, Martha …

Did you make a major mistake? If so, acknowledge it, then make it right.

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Have you ever done something you were super excited about, then had it blow up in your face? I’m betting you have. But, if not, let me share my story so you can get a feel for it. We have introduced a new person as part of my …

Smack talking yourself? Your brain thinks it’s being attacked by a lion.

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How many times have we spoken to ourselves like this: “I am so stupid.” “I’m fat.” “I am a mean person.” “I’m not important.” “I am a failure.” Self-criticism:  the act of or capacity for criticizing one’s own faults or shortcomings We learn self-criticism early in life.  Maybe …

The holidays can be hard. Let’s make it easier.

Cindy Jobs Health and Well-Being

The holidays can be challenging. The holidays during a pandemic can be more problematic. The holidays during a pandemic if you have ADHD can be brutal.  Here are some tips to make it just a little bit easier.  1. Say “No, thank you.” Declining invitations and requests can be …

“It’s fine, Cynthia, you can do this.”

Cindy Jobs Health and Well-Being

I talk to myself a lot!  I tell people one of the reasons I feel so fortunate to have dogs is so I can pretend I’m talking to them and not myself.  🙂     What are the benefits of talking to yourself in third-person (illeism)?   According …

How do you solve problems? “Whack-a-Mole” or Insecticide?

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Note: Whack-a-Mole is a game. I do not, in any way, shape, or form, condone animal cruelty.  It was in my corporate management days when I first heard about the “Whack-a-Mole” style. The opposite of the “Whack-a-Mole” style was referred to as the insecticide style. What’s the difference? Whack-a-Mole …