Where will YOU Be, This Time Next Year?
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Where will YOU Be, This Time Next Year?

It’s Right Now. Do You Know Where Your Goals Are? For those of you who are too young to remember, when I was growing up, there was a public service announcement that came on the television every evening that said, “It’s 10 o’clock! Do you know where your children are?” It served as a good reminder to parents…

Why you should STOP listening to all that Expert Productivity advice!
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Why you should STOP listening to all that Expert Productivity advice!

Have you ever felt confused by conflicting advice from productivity experts? I read one article that talks about how Richard Branson recommends getting up at 5:00 AM to exercise and organize the day, and another that said Apple’s Tim Cook proudly claims that he gets up at 3:45 AM to get on top of his email. (Yikes! I…

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…