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 […]

The Key to Follow-Through: Intention vs. Attention

It’s a story I hear every single day, and it’s the story I used to live myself. A story I could have written! Day in and day out. My clients come to me looking to improve their performance and their productivity. They tell themselves that they are. . . Lazy Undisciplined Unmotivated Underachieving They tell […]

10 Essential Rules for Organization You just Might be Breaking!

When we speak of someone who is “organized”, we’re often describing an overall impression that they “have it together.” They’re on top of things.  Isn’t that the bigger picture kind of organization most of us want more of in our lives? But many of us know all too well that it’s impossible to have “it” together if […]

What is Productivity a Gateway To, for You?

So many of us spend a lot of energy and angst lamenting over what we don’t get done.  We compare ourselves to others who seem to accomplish things with such ease, and we rarely measure up. We feel guilt and shame and stress over our struggle to keep up and follow-through, and we’re always trying […]

Top 5+ Strategies for Happier Holidays–even with ADHD!

Tips to help you actually ENJOY the Holiday Season this year! While the Holiday season can be filled with fun and excitement, many individuals with ADD and parents of children with ADHD also find it to be a great source of stress. The added responsibilities, lack of structure, expectations of others, prolonged car rides, and […]

Down to the Wire AGAIN! (aka the “Power of Purposeful Procrastination”)

Deadlines. We all have them: at work, at home, and in every aspect of our lives, from time clocks to taxes and bills to birthdays. For some of us, the pressure of a deadline can be a good motivator. We’ve all heard someone say, “I work best under pressure!” This can feel especially true for […]

10 Back-To-School Tips Anyone Can Use!

Whether you are the parent of a school-age child with ADHD or an adult looking to make change yourself, these back-to-school tips have something for everyone! 1.  Be a part of your child’s team at school.  Whether your child has a Section 504 Plan, an IEP, or neither, it is essential to his school success […]

Stress-Free Holidays?

The Holiday Season can be a very happy time, but it can also be a very difficult time for many of us. The season presents particular challenges for those of us with ADHD, which can make it a very stressful time. But it doesn’t have to be that way! It may surprise you, but I […]

Out of Structure, Comes Freedom!

I am not what you would call a naturally organized person.  I always joke that I didn’t get that gene.  It seems to have skipped a generation in my case.  My mother is insanely organized, as is my daughter, but my daughter didn’t get it from me, although she might have inherited it through me.  […]

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