Want to accomplish more? Define your five buckets of procrastination.

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

“You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.”  — Abraham Lincoln Even Abraham Lincoln knew a thing or two about procrastination. At its core, procrastination is short-term mood relief. Procrastination is not a time management challenge; it’s a mood management challenge. At broad brush, procrastination enters the …

Do you actually need a paperclip shaped like a dog?

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

I have a few problem-solving challenges that I’m working on. First, creating a problem where there isn’t one (exhausting for me). Second, trying to solve other people’s problems when they’ve yet to ask for my help (super annoying for them). Third, creating a more complex solution than it …

Do you want to accomplish more? Focus on less.

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

After listening to two Unlocking Us episodes with Brene Brown and James Clear (https://open.spotify.com/episode/4FtUEweiSDXfHZCAPQhWEA, https://brenebrown.com/podcast/atomic-habits-part-2-of-2/) I decided to re-read Atomic Habits and do some updating on a blog post from a few years ago. ______________________________________________________________________________ Change is hard. Made even more challenging if we are trying to make …

Having a planner is just the start. Here are seven steps to using it most effectively.

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NOTE:  Although this blog is about calendars and planners, I highly encourage everyone to have a large wall calendar within sight of where they spend their time. Whether it’s the kitchen or the office, a well-placed wall calendar offers a different visual perspective on the passage of time. ———————————————————————————————————– Almost everyone …

“It happens every time!” Until it doesn’t. Prediction Error is at play.

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Our brains are constantly constructing anticipated outcomes based on thousands and thousands of past experiences. Every time we have an experience, the brain revisits former experiences, layers on data from the new experience, and creates a more substantial model for future experiences. But what happens when the data …