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If you have ADD/ADHD, a worthwhile goal for the new year might be to start building new friendships and expand your social circle. Here are some great tips and tricks:
Sustaining effort is a challenge for everyone at times, but it is an important skill to develop. Here are some helpful tricks you can use to keep going when your energy lags and your focus starts to fail.
Sustaining focus is difficult for anyone these days with so many distractions popping up on our phones, tablets, and computers every time we sit down to work. These distractions are particularly detrimental to those of us with ADD or ADHD who already find it a challenge to sustain focus over long periods of time. If you find yourself easily distracted, here are some tips and tricks to help you sustain focus better than ever before.
Few things upset our lives more than a failure to plan. The Executive Functioning area of the brain is the part responsible for planning, so when there are challenges in this area, planning just doesn’t happen. A misfiring Executive Functioning area can hit people differently and affect the way they interact with the world.
One of my clients wrote a document that she calls the “Jones Principles”. These are attitudes that she has learned throughout our coaching over the past several years. One of the Jones Principles is the principle of multiplicity. In other words, if you are going to put the work in, make it so that you […]
When you first walk in the door to your home after a hard day at work, how do you feel? Do you sigh with pleasure because you’re finally in your safe spot, or do you just want to run away because your home is a stressful mess? Have you ever wanted to invite friends over, […]
For some of us, the holidays are truly “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year”. For others, not so much. Holidays tend to accentuate whatever is prevalent in your world. If things are going well, there is no family strife, and your social calendar is full, maybe it will feel like “The Most Wonderful Time […]
Are you ready for the holidays? I know I’m not. Each year I promise myself that I will get started earlier next year, but when next year gets here there seem to be all of these things that are pulling my attention elsewhere! I know you know the feeling! But if the holidays are to […]