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 Keys to Time-Management (Part 5): Tame Your To-Do List
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The Keys to Time-Management (Part 5): Tame Your To-Do List

In this final article in my series on time management, I’ll explore how you can tame your To-do list so that you can actually get done the things you intend to get done when you intend to do them and follow through consistently! As I explained in the previous article [here], having some sort of…

The Keys to Time-Management (Part 4): Getting Your “To-Dos”, Done!
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The Keys to Time-Management (Part 4): Getting Your “To-Dos”, Done!

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…