Do you give too much time away?

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Most of us are giving, caring, and compassionate individuals. We like to say “yes” when we can. We want to help. We want others’ to appreciate the resources we have to offer.  But when does giving your time away cross the line into self-sabotage? Here are some examples …

Snowmageddon and the power of an aspirational To-Do list

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Do you have a “gotta get it done” To-Do list? I’d say most of us would answer “yes” to that question. Next question: Do you have an “aspirational” To-Do list? “What’s that?” you might ask. For me, it’s a list of things I’d like to do but aren’t …

On a scale of 1-10, how present do people think you are?

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I talk to my mom nearly every evening. Since we talk so frequently, there’s not much new stuff going on in either our lives that requires a ton of concentration to communicate around. So I find myself doing other things during our conversations. Not long ago, she mentioned …

“Remember tomorrow.”

Cindy Jobs Health and Well-Being

I just finished listening to Jesse Itzler‘s book “Living with the Monks.”  Although much of the book will have limited relevance in my day-to-day life, it was the final few chapters that had the most meaning to me.  Specifically, Mr. Itzler’s mantra (catchphrase? tagline?) “remember tomorrow.” At first, …

I encourage you to quit.

Cindy Jobs Health and Well-Being

Coconut oil. Crossfit. Electronic planners. Professional Organizations. The book Mindsight. What do all of these things have in common?  They are things that other people thought I needed to do.  I tried them, then I gave up. Just because it works for someone else, doesn’t mean it’s right …

Challenge: Your Activation vs Their Unexpressed Expectations

Cindy Jobs Health and Well-Being

I had a tough session with a client last week.  This client came to me a few months ago with typical ADHD concerns: Missing appointments because of inconsistent utilization of calendars/planners. Lack of activation on tasks. Not making transitions from one task to another. Lateness due to hyperfocus …

Body Doubling as a productivity hack

Cindy Jobs Health and Well-Being

Body doubling is a powerful productivity tool that is available to nearly everyone but has proven to be an incredibly powerful tool for my clients challenged with ADHD. I’ve used body-doubling with my physical organizing clients, coaching clients, and colleagues as an accountability tool, and it works amazingly …