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…

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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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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…

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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…

Strategies for Stress-Less Holidays!
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Strategies for Stress-Less 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…

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Where will You Be this Time, Next Year?

I asked that question of a client a few weeks back, and it struck a chord with me, personally.  When I ask myself that question, there are certain aspects of my life that I will be perfectly content to have stayed the same.  But there are some areas of my life that I hope to…

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“Out-the-Door” Struggles, Punctuality, and the Morning Fog

As an ADD Coach, one of the most common complaints I hear from clients is about difficulty being on time: for work, for appointments, for meetings, and even for fun events.  It is stressful for us, frustrating for others, and can cause problems in personal as well as professional relationships.  For parents, our out-the-door struggles…

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Managing the Stress of ADHD/ADD

In today’s world, we’re all under increased stress.  Most of us feel we have no time to slow down.  Our schedules and calendars are jam-packed, and we often live our lives at a frantic pace.  Stress can come from a myriad of sources: work, school, relationships, financial pressures, and health concerns. Stress is actually not…