A Christmas Story

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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 […]

From Chaos to Clean

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A New Online Course Did you know that I have a new online course? I do. It’s called From Chaos to Clean, and it’s all about getting around your ADHD symptoms and learning to keep your home clean without spending forever doing it. I think that it can be really helpful for you, as long […]

Do You Have a Planner for the New Year?

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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 […]

Lifestyle Changes; An Alternative

Lifestyle Changes; An Alternative There have been some researchers and experts who say that goal setting doesn’t work for the average person with ADHD. Here are their general thoughts: Goals act as shiny objects, a temporary distraction that can cause excitement at first. Goals, as we seek to reach them, can cause anxiety. The good […]

Let’s Talk Tools for Organizing

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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?

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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 […]