3 Behaviors Essential to Time Management

Just about every new coaching client asks me, “What kind of calendar is best for Time Management?” My answer is always the same… “The one you use!” Which specific type of calendar you use is significantly less important than most people realize. It’s been my experience over about a decade of coaching individuals with ADHD […]

The Keys to Time-Management with ADHD (Part 5): “From To-Do, to Done!”

Time management is a very complex set of skills and behaviors that all need to work together for us to be able to use time effectively. In this final article in my series on time management and ADHD, I’ll explore how you can tame your To-do list so that you can actually get done the things […]

The Keys to Time-Management with ADHD (Part 4): Managing Your “To-Dos”

An effective time-management system isn’t really a single system, but a complex and interwoven set of skills and behaviors.  There are lots of different things that come into play with how well we manage our time, including: how efficiently we work and resist distractions; how well we estimate and judge the passage of time; how […]

The Keys to Time Management with ADHD/ADD (Part 3) “Calendars”

Thank you for coming back for more Keys to Time Management with ADHD/ADD! Calendar management is the other important component of time management where many of us struggle.  Calendar management itself is also not a single skill, but a set of skills that need to come together to be effective.  First, we need to pick […]

The Keys to Time Management with ADHD, Part 2: “Improving Your ‘Time Sight'”

“Improving Your ‘Time Sight’” Struggling with Time Management is very much a hallmark characteristic of ADHD / ADD.  It’s a universal complaint among the individuals who come to my coaching practice for help. And, honestly, it’s one of my favorite things to work on with a client because the results of our partnership can be […]

The Keys to Time Management with ADHD / ADD (Part 1)

One of the most common complaints I hear from people coming to my coaching practice are about time management.  If you, or someone in your life, struggles to manage time effectively, you need to understand what goes into “Time Management,” and what you can do to improve it!  In this first of a series of […]

Like Mother, Like Son!

You probably know by now that I’m a woman with ADHD myself, as well as Mom to a young man with ADHD. Life as a woman with ADD has definitely had its share of struggles over the years, but the struggles I faced as a mom with ADHD to a child with ADHD made everything […]

Are you Procrastinating, or Paralyzed by Perfectionism?

Don’t think you’re a perfectionist? Well, if you sometimes do nothing because you don’t have the time/energy/resources/etc. to do it the “right” way, you may need to think again! There was a day when I didn’t identify myself as being a perfectionist. I remember thinking back then… “I can’t be a perfectionist! I’m a hot […]

Keeping up at Home (Even with ADD)!

Struggling to keep up with the things they need to do at home is something my clients complain about all the time. For most of us, even our kids and teens, life can be extremely full and fast-paced, making it hard to keep up with what we need to do, and what we should do–especially […]

Building Momentum

Sometimes, one of the hardest things for an individual with ADHD to do is just to get started!  Other times, we have great energy and enthusiasm and get started with a “bang,” only to lose momentum and struggle to follow through and finish.  I know many of you have left a wake of unfinished projects […]

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