A Christmas Story
Spoiler: Ralphie’s Not in This One Today is December 17. One week until Christmas Eve. Grab yourself a cup of hot chocolate and sit back while I tell you a Christmas story about the Christmas dinner that almost wasn’t. Let Me Set the Scene Picture it. Sicily. 1945. Oops. Wrong show. No, this story takes […]
Do You Have a Planner for the New Year?
A Planner is Essential For those of us with ADHD, we absolutely must have a planner of some kind. We try (and fail) to keep it all in our head, so some sort of backup plan is essential. A planner, whether paper or electronic, is vital. Do you have yours yet? I Heart Planners I […]
Let’s Talk Tools for Organizing
Tools for Organizing Organizing is one of my favorite things. It makes life so much easier when things are organized. But getting from mess to organized takes some time, some work, and some tools. Let’s talk about tools for organizing. Tools can mean things other than hammers and wrenches, although you may need those at […]
Are You Acting or Reacting?
Acting or Reacting? What’s the Difference? Just for clarity’s sake, let’s define these two ideas: Reacting is simply that. You respond to whatever is happening around you without any forethought. Your phone beeps or vibrates; you have a new message, so you check it immediately. Acting is behaving in a manner that shows some thought […]
Feeling A Little Cloudy?
As ADDers, we have poor working memory. Fuzzy thinking – or in this case – cloudy thinking. We’re forgetful and we always have about a thousand things going on in our head at once. Wouldn’t it be great if you could have a sort of USB drive like you have for your computer so you […]
What Goes First?
The other day I was looking for something in our downstairs bathroom closet, and because I had to move things around, I got the urge to pull it all out and organize it. Have you ever done that? Sometimes it works, and sometimes you just have a big mess on the floor. As ADDers, we […]