Head Brain. Heart Brain. Gut Brain. What?

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“Let me think through that.”  Mental processing referred to as the head brain. “Follow your heart.” Intuition referred to as the heart brain. “My gut told me no.” Instinct referred to as the gut brain. Did you know your body contained three “brains?” If so, which brain should …

Are you a good gift giver?

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday are behind us, but for many, there may still be a lot left to do around gift giving this holiday season. Over the next few weeks we will make several little, and big, decisions about who to buy for, how much to spend, …

What kind of planner are you?

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Where did 2018 go?! The realization hit me that 2019 is right around the corner when clients wanted to start booking into January . . . yikes!  Fortunately, I’d purchased my 2019 planner and was up and running, but the realization of how quickly we will be in …

Embrace Your Passion, Find Your People

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How long has it been since you’ve been as excited to start your day as a 6-year old on their birthday? I am on my way to an international conference on ADHD in St. Louis, Missouri.  Based on past experiences, I know that from the first moment I …

Communication and the Neurodiverse Brain

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Communication: “a process by which information is exchanged between individuals through a common system of symbols, signs, or behavior”    — Merriam-Webster Communication is: Collective: We can’t do it on our own.  Communication is not a one-way street. Constant:  We are ALWAYS communicating whether we are aware of it …

Motivation and Acceptance

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I’m usually pretty good with motivation, but I have to be honest, I’m struggling today. Yesterday was a tough day. I received some news I didn’t want to hear and now have some hard decisions to make. Consequently, I needed some motivation so I went looking. Here are …

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Conquer Negative Self Talk

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“I’ve never been able to do that, why even try?” “I’ll never get that job, why apply?” “I can’t do anything right.” “No one wants to spend time with me.” “I’m never going to be as fun (pretty, smart, successful, etc.) as my friends are.” Every thought we …

ADHD: You Are Not Who You Think You Are

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“You mean I’m not lazy, stupid or crazy?”* You are also NOT: Unmotivated. Unwilling to apply yourself or try hard enough. Uninterested. Unconcerned about others. Unable to focus. Your ADHD symptoms. Who your parents/teachers/friends/relatives may have told you you are. You DO have a non-neurotypical brain that reacts …

Communication Fly-Bys

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Communication is tricky. It’s how we transfer information, but it is fraught with opportunity for error. Common errors: Communication that never happened. Communication style disconnect. Communication that comes at the wrong time. Communication where there is a disconnect between what is being said and non-verbal cues. Communication where …

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Time Blindness

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Today. Tomorrow. Next week. Next month. Now. Never. Time Blindness:  The lack of awareness of the passing of time. Although I work primarily with clients that struggle with ADHD, almost everyone has struggled with time blindness at some point. In this 7:38 video about ADHD and time blindness, …