I encourage you to give up.

Cindy Jobs Health and Well-Being

Coconut oil. Crossfit. Electronic planners. Celery juice. 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 …

Wishing doesn’t make it so.

Cindy Jobs Health and Well-Being

“I wish I could be on time more.” “I wish I didn’t forget things.” “I wish I could stop disappointing people.” “I wish I knew where to start.” “I wish people understood how hard things are for me.” I know I’ve uttered the words “I wish” followed by …

What’s that all-important first step?

Cindy Jobs Health and Well-Being

I hear this a lot from my clients, especially those challenged with ADHD: “I didn’t get it done because it was just too overwhelming.  I don’t even know what the first step is!” I get it.  Whether challenged with ADHD or not, sometimes when we look at an …