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 …

The Procrastination Doom Loop: If you procrastinate, you are rewarding your brain.

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Why do we procrastinate? Procrastination, in its most basic form, is short-term mood relief.  Here’s how it goes: There’s something you don’t want to do, let’s say writing the report your boss asked for by the end of the week. You’re a little nervous about it because you …

Taxes are taxing. Rejuvite.

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It’s hard for me to believe, but the first quarter of the year is already in the books and taxes are due next week.  Hopefully, you are one of the lucky, non-procrastinators that filed their tax return long ago and have done something fun with the refund the …

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 …

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 …


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 …


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, …


Are you working with boulders or pebbles?

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Things can be so dog-gone overwhelming sometimes, can’t they? I worked with a couple clients last week that were paralyzed by their “to do” lists.  The lists were so long and the projects were so daunting that the default action was inaction. They were trying to work with …


Taxes stressing you out?

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“Yikes! I’m not even close to getting my taxes done and so stressed out about it!” Not surprisingly, this time of year creates a lot of stress and anxiety for people . . . . especially for those that may have some procrastination, organization and motivation challenges. Generally …