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The Challenges of ADHD/ADD Over the Holidays
Here are 5 great tips for how can you manage your ADD/ADHD to effectively navigate the stressful challenges of the holidays!
How to Sustain Mental Effort When Your Energy Lags
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.
Executive Functioning and Problem Solving
There is no such thing as a problem-free life. I wish there was, but there just isn’t! That’s the first truth that we have to accept. When we are faced with a problem, we could always try to avoid it. But avoidance is actually counterproductive. The more we avoid the problem, the bigger it gets. […]
Executive Functioning – The Root of the Problem for Those with ADHD
Executive functioning is the decision-making center of the brain. It’s the part of our brains that helps us do just about everything that we do, except for autonomic functions. We don’t need to think about breathing, for example, it just pretty much happens. We don’t think about our eyes blinking as they, for the most […]
Minimalist or Simplicity, What’s the Difference?
Everywhere you turn today, you see books, articles, and blog posts about simplifying your life, or the value of a minimalist lifestyle. Some might say that both phrases have been overused, and perhaps they would be right. But it’s the concepts, not the words, that I’m interested in. What you decide to call these concepts […]
Streamline Your Life with These 10 Clutter Hacks!
Last week, we talked about mental clutter and how it can impact your daily life. This week, let’s talk about physical clutter. Learning how to managing physical clutter is a huge subject, but with some systems and structures, you can reclaim a sense of physical order in your life. Once it is under control, you […]
Streamline Your Life: Let’s Talk About Clutter
We can’t discuss streamlining our lives without also talking about clutter, it is one of the biggest obstacles in the way of us getting organized. There are two types of clutter that I would like to focus on, the first is the clutter taking up space in our environments (our home, office, car, yard, etc.) […]
Streamline Your Life Using the Principle of Multiplicity
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 […]
Streamline your Life, Reclaim your Freedom!
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, […]