ADHD Life for Women
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ADHD Life for Women

The Feminine Side of ADHD Precisely what ADHD looks like in any given individual can be quite different, and often surprising, from how it looks in another. I’m hoping this look at ADHD Life for Women will give you some more insight. No matter your gender, you may see some of you in the characteristics…

Easier & Better Decisions
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Easier & Better Decisions

Making Better Decisions with ADHD / ADD Many of the clients who come to me for help complain about difficulty with decision-making or decision fatigue. Each of us make up to thousands of small or micro-decisions each day, some that take a good bit out of us, and some that we don’t even or barely…

Is it ADHD Procrastination, or Paralysis by Perfectionism?
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Is it ADHD Procrastination, or Paralysis by Perfectionism?

I often remind my clients that, to fix what’s not working, the solution MUST fit the actual problem! I know that sounds obvious, but hang in there with me as I explain… The cycle of procrastination, overwhelm, shame and stress is an all-too-common part of life for many of us with ADHD. But, too often,…

Productivity is a Gateway, Not a Goal!
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Productivity is a Gateway, Not a Goal!

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…

The Feminine Side of ADHD: ADHD Life for Women
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The Feminine Side of ADHD: ADHD Life for Women

Precisely what ADHD looks like in any given individual can be quite different, and often surprising, from how it looks in another. I’m hoping this look at ADHD Life for Women will give you some more insight. No matter your gender, you may see some of you in the characteristics and challenges I’m talking about…

It’s Leap Day! What will you do with your Gift of Time? (aka ADHD Time Management and Productive Procrastination)
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It’s Leap Day! What will you do with your Gift of Time? (aka ADHD Time Management and Productive Procrastination)

This extra day in a leap-year February is really a gift of time! When it comes to ADHD Time Management, extra time is the equivalent of finding cash in a card from your Aunt when you didn’t expect it, or the unexpected crisp $20 bill in the pocket of your jeans. Or waking up to…

Simple Commitments to Help you Thrive in the New Year!
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Simple Commitments to Help you Thrive in the New Year!

As the New Year looms in front of you, take a look at your schedule, your list of things to do, and your commitments. What do you see that your commitments have in common with each other? My very educated guess (from decades of working with adults with ADHD/ADD)  is that not too many of…

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Top 5+ Strategies for Happier Holidays!

Tips to help you actually ENJOY your Holidays this year! No matter what you celebrate, or when While Holidays can be filled with fun and excitement, many of us also find it to be a great source of stress. The added responsibilities, social obligations, details to manage, expectations of others, and disruption in sleep, diet…

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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…

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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…