Exercise and AD/HD

Do you like exercise? Neither do I. You know it’s good for all sorts of things, including weight loss and staying healthy, not to mention looking better. But that’s not why I do it. I exercise faithfully, at least 3 times a week, for 3 reasons: To keep my heart healthy. To keep my body […]

Finding Someone Like You

Years ago, about the time I decided to become an ADD Coach, I attended an ADDA Conference. ADDA stands for Attention Deficit Disorder Association. The ADDA is a national group that calls itself “the world’s leading adult AD/HD organization”. That conference was one of the most memorable experiences of my life, and not just because […]

AD/HD and Cardiac Concerns?

The American Heart Association is now recommending that children with AD/HD get an electrocardiogram before beginning ADD medication. Check out this article from The Wall Street Journal for more details. Also – look for this week’s Tuesday 10 Minute Tip a little bit later on Tuesday. I’ve had an exhausting weekend – went out of […]

Dreamers and Do-ers and ADD


My husband’s youngest brother is notorious in his family for “dreaming big and doing little”. When he was in his late teens and early twenties, he was constantly buying old junk cars with the intent of “fixing them up”. The fact that he never spent any time actually working on any car, knew little about […]

Lost and Found with AD/HD

Those of you who have read this blog for a while know that my mom had Attenton Deficit Disorder. I was thinking today about something she used to do that I’ve done myself more times than I can count. My mom would call me up and ask me if I knew where she had put […]

ADD Attacks!

I guess “attacts” is a bit dramatic, but still, I was caught completely off guard earlier this week when I had an “ADD moment”. I think that the world can be divided into 2 categories: those who read directions, and those who don’t. And for the most part, I think that, whether you were drawing […]