Increased productivity is about both what you do and when you do it.

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

Are you of the mindset that it doesn’t matter when you do the tasks on your daily to-do list, just that they get done?    You may be thinking all wrong. However, setting your daily activities in line with your circadian rhythm, energy level, and ability to focus may prove …

What gives you the feeling of accomplishment? Producing or productivity?

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

How do you get your greatest sense of accomplishment? What’s your focus? Producing or productivity. There is a difference, and we must give ourselves credit for everything. Producing: to bring into existence by intellectual or creative ability.  Productivity: the quality, state, or fact of being able to generate, …

“Why is it so impossible to make progress on my to-do list?”

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

To-do lists can be the key to productivity, but only if they are believable and achievable. Trying to be productive working from a brain dump of everything we want to get done is NOT believable, and it’s generally NOT achievable. I hear this frequently when working with clients …

Book Review: The Disorganized Mind

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Nancy Ratey is a gift to the ADHD community. Not only is she a well-respected ADHD coach, but she also has ADHD herself and can offer an interesting perspective that others may not. You might be asking yourself: “Why would an ADHD coach suggest a book that is intended …

“Now I get it!” Can you hear my coach’s heart singing?

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Every once in a while, I find myself wanting to cry with joy as I’m recapping a client appointment. Today was one of those days. A client came to me wanting to get his work life in order. What he didn’t realize at the time was that once …

“Why is it so impossible to make progress on my to-do list?”

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To-do lists can be the key to productivity, but only if they are believable and achievable. Trying to be productive working from a brain-dump of everything we want to get done is NOT believable; it’s generally NOT achievable. I hear this frequently when working with clients on productivity: …

How my three-pocket grey yoga pants increase my efficiency at work.

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Our brains are amazing devices. Plasticity allows our brains to adapt to changing situations and environments without conscious choice on our part. (Bare with me here, this little bit of geekiness will be necessary to the story.) According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI): “Plasticity refers …

Are you creating productivity or producing?

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Productivity vs. producing. Is there a difference? Productivity: the quality, state, or fact of being able to generate, create, enhance, or bring forth goods and services.  Producing: to bring into existence by intellectual or creative ability.  I recently completed a six-week course on productivity. One of the first …

Struggling With ADHD? You Are Not Alone.

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Current statistics estimate that anywhere from 2.5% – 4% of adults are challenged with ADHD. If you think you are alone, you’re not. The grocery store, PTA school meetings, restaurants, and really everywhere you go are filled with others who move throughout the day with ADHD. Difficulty focusing, …

How important is it to know someone’s love language?

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My husband and I have been married for nearly 24 years. Considerably less than some folks I know, substantially more than others, but I’m feeling pretty darn good about it. What makes our relationship work are probably the same things that make relationships work for a lot of …