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,…

Ready for a break? ADD-Friendly Tips for Easier Travel and Down Time

Ready for a break? ADD-Friendly Tips for Easier Travel and Down Time

No matter where in the world you are, the odds are very good that you’re in need of some quality down time to recharge and refresh, right about … now. There are a lot of reasons many of us with ADHD don’t get enough—don’t take enough—down time to recharge and refresh. Some of it may…

5 Simple Sanity-Saving Tips for Trying Times
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5 Simple Sanity-Saving Tips for Trying Times

No matter where you are in the world, chances are that you’re under more stress right now that normal. Between natural and man-made disasters, economics, politics, the coronavirus outbreak, and everything else that’s going on around you, there’s a lot to deal with, and life doesn’t stop coming at you while you’re trying to cope….

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…

The Keys to Time Management (Part 2): “Improving Your ‘Time Sight'”
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The Keys to Time Management (Part 2): “Improving Your ‘Time Sight'”

“Improving Your ‘Time Sight’” Struggling with Time Management is a hallmark characteristic of ADD and a Busy Brain.  It’s a universal complaint among the individuals who come to my coaching practice for help. And, honestly, it’s one of my favorite things to work on with a client because the results of our partnership can be…

The Keys to Time Management (Part 1)
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The Keys to Time Management (Part 1)

The most common complaints I hear from people coming to my coaching practice are about time management.  If you, or someone in your life, struggles to manage time effectively, you need to understand what goes into “Time Management,” and what you can do to improve it!  In this first of a series of articles on…

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…

My Top 5 Strategies for Getting More Done!
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My Top 5 Strategies for Getting More Done!

If you’re like me, you look around you and marvel at the people who arrive on time, are focused, stay organized, accomplish what they intend, and manage life like the confident captain of a sailboat on smooth seas. You probably know you’re smart enough to do more and do better than you are right now—and…