ADHD & Management: Where did it go?

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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?

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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 …

Appreciation

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I recently had the opportunity to speak about ADHD in the workplace during the monthly Lunch and Learn event at Talking Rain.  When I arrived, the following quote was on-screen to welcome employees: “Appreciation is a wonderful thing:  It makes what is excellent in others belong to you …

Fibbing: How does ADHD factor in?

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“In times of stress, the person doesn’t attack, run away, or play dead in front of teachers or bosses or spouses — he or she fibs to protect self-esteem.” As an ADHD coach, my clients often come to our coaching sessions wanting to explore the impulse to, and …

ADHD & Communication

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Communication is tough. It’s even more of a challenge if we struggle with the traits of ADHD (Dr. Thomas Brown): Activation Focus Effort Emotion Memory Action Think about it: Activation:  Sometimes, it’s even hard to start a conversation, especially if we feel it’s not going to go well.  …

Taxes are taxing. Rejuvite.

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It’s hard for me to believe, but the first quarter of the year is already in the books and taxes are due next week.  Hopefully, you are one of the lucky, non-procrastinators that filed their tax return long ago and have done something fun with the refund the …

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Communication: What could go wrong?

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“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.”   George Bernard Shaw Oh my gosh, how many times has this been the case? There are so many ways to communicate these days, determining what kind of communication to use is key. Types …

Life can be tough. Developing resilience is key.

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“Resilience is that ineffable quality that allows some people to be knocked down by life and come back at least as strong as before.” Psychology Today. We’ve all probably experienced moments when we felt so strong, that we knew could take on any level of adversity. And other …

Why do we want to be like someone else?

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“Never compare your insides to everyone else’s outsides.” ― Anne Lamott Have you ever caught yourself thinking . . . “I want to be like Susie, she’s so organized.” “I want to be like Kathy, she has great hair.” “I want to be like Janet, she is an …