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, …

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Project: Family Reunion

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Our family just held our annual family reunion.  It was an amazing 3-day event with up to 60 people participating in the main event on Saturday.  Participants ranged from 7-months to 86-years old.  Pulling off an event of this magnitude with such a varying age range can be …

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Swim Lanes

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I come from a family of swimmers.  At a point in time, all five of the siblings in my family were on swim teams.  I was the youngest at the age of six with my oldest brother being 14.  I can’t imagine the scheduling chaos in our family …