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 […]

Like Herding Cats

Like Herding Cats

Doesn’t that just describe much of our lives perfectly? Herding cats.   Lately that’s how my life has felt. Chaotic and out of control. Like I have too many things to do and don’t know where to begin. Overwhelmed? Oh yeah. So how do you get out of this mode? How do you create order […]

Do You Believe in the Hereafter?

Now before you scoot away, this is not a religious post.  It’s just my attempt to put a little interest and humor into my headline. I have a really hard time writing interesting headlines. So my dad had quite the sense of humor, but it was the dad kind. You know, not so funny. He […]

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 […]