Exercise is powerful for your brain and your body

Cindy JobsADHD In The Workplace, Health and Well-Being

Don’t exercise just for your body, exercise for your brain too. Why do we feel so good when we exercise? According to John Ratey, MD, “The real reason we feel so good when we get our blood pumping is that it makes the brain function at its best, and …

Do you feel like your battery is out of charge? Try these five steps to charge it back up.

Cindy JobsADHD In The Workplace, Health and Well-Being

Be honest. Does your heart start to race a bit when your cell phone charge gets in the red zone, or the low battery warning comes on? Mine does. We are so dependent on that little device to keep us connected that we may feel ourselves panicking a …

Client Scenario: “I need to take better care of myself.”

Cindy JobsUncategorized

Clients come to coaching for any number of reasons, but this time of year, I see a renewed interest in self-care. For that reason, I’m going to give a high-level synopsis of a recent coaching appointment where the client wanted to facilitate better self-care behavior. Stated Goal: “I need …

What’s the connection between ADHD & Exercise?

Cindy JobsHealth and Well-Being, Organization, Uncategorized

Most of us are aware that exercise is critical to maintaining a healthy lifestyle, but is more important for some than others? “When you exercise, your brain releases chemicals called neurotransmitters, including dopamine, which help with attention and clear thinking. People with ADHD often have less dopamine than usual …


Bucket Management

Cindy JobsOrganization, Uncategorized

“I need to change everything.” This is the answer I get most often from my clients when asked what they’d like to focus on first in our coaching or organizing partnership.   But, change takes focus and we can’t focus on everything at the same time, right? One of …


Energy Management vs Time Management

Cindy JobsUncategorized

“I just don’t have time to . . . . . “  Go ahead, fill in the blank. Ever said that?  I’ll be you have.  I know I have. But is it time we don’t have or energy?  If we managed our energy better, would our time management …


Are you ready to “Fall Back?”

Cindy JobsOrganization, Uncategorized

The leaves are falling.  The days are getting shorter.  The nights are getting colder.  Those are all sure signs that winter is approaching.  And with that, comes the “fall back” change of time.  I don’t know about you, but I appreciate “falling back” much more than “springing forward.”  …


5 Tips to Survive the Time Change

Cindy JobsOrganization, Uncategorized

With snow on the ground today in Western Washington (although my crocus and tulips are poking through it) and over 18″ of snow over the last few days on the other side of the Cascades, “Spring” seems pretty far away.  Nonetheless, this Sunday morning we “spring forward.” I …