The Kondo Conundrum

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Episode #1: Rachel and Kevin Kevin before: “I hope this will get out of the way the things that are keeping us from enjoying each other.” Kevin after: “We are happier. More at ease. Less tension.” It would be hard to miss the Marie Kondo explosion over the …

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Focus Words and Vision Boards

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Like many of you, I’ve embraced focus words and vision boards to keep me anchored to my goals, desires, beliefs, and motivations for the upcoming year.  (For the record, I’m not a firm believer in New Years Resolutions.  But I am a firm believer in goal setting, planning …

The holidays are winding down. Now what?

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Traditionally I put the Christmas decorations away on New Years Eve, but I’m feeling the itch to get it done a little earlier this year. I’m not sure if it has something to do with how early Thanksgiving was this year (the weekend I generally decorate), so I …

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 …

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 …

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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 …

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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 …