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Power of Positive Reinforcement for ADHD Youth

Power of Positive Reinforcement for ADHD Youth

The power of positive psychology (positive thinking) has been well documented. We all know that positive thinking, while not likely to solve all of your ills, will help you generally feel better on a day-to-day basis. However, we can’t control what our children think...

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What if Goblin Mode is Right for You?

What if Goblin Mode is Right for You?

I wanted to share a brilliant story of one of my clients, let’s call her Hannah. Hannah noticed that whenever she needed to write a quarterly report for work, she’d start only three days before it was due and had to turn on “Goblin Mode” to get it done. Goblin Mode is...

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A New Year’s Resolution Check-Up

A New Year’s Resolution Check-Up

Two months down, ten to go. A check-up on New Year’s resolutions. Hello everybody! February is coming to an end, and it’s time to take a look at what we have accomplished in the past 2 months. How are you doing with your goals for 2024? You may have woken up on New...

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Pushing Through with Perseverance

Pushing Through with Perseverance

Let’s face it … life has its fair share of ups and downs, hurdles, goals that seem attainable, and others that appear daunting. However, the character strength of perseverance can assist you in navigating these obstacles. When you’re at your best with perseverance,...

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Supporting Kids’ Emotional Well-Being

Supporting Kids’ Emotional Well-Being

Tantrums. Outbursts. Big emotions. Or in my case, “PINK DRESS!” at the age of 18 months was one of the first defining moments that I wasn’t your “typical” child, and my mom LOVES to tell this story… She had made two identical dresses for me. One was pink, and one was...

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The Recipe for Less Stressful Starts

The Recipe for Less Stressful Starts

How I start the day can be a game changer for the rest of the day. The key is to start on the things that get me into movement and an upward trajectory.  Anything that is passive and can be done from a prone position will spell doom. I can check emails or scroll my...

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Getting Comfortable with Discomfort

Getting Comfortable with Discomfort

My wife would tell you I have a high pain tolerance and very little tolerance for pain. I’d rather be at a pain level of 10 for 10 minutes than at 2 for 2 hours. This is not uncommon for those of us with ADHD. We simply do not tolerate discomfort very well, and that...

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10 ADHD Resolutions to Actually Consider

10 ADHD Resolutions to Actually Consider

In coaching, we like to throw out the idea that there’s a “right” way to do anything. Instead, we encourage that the “right” way is whatever way works for our client. In that vein of throwing out the rules, let’s talk about some New Year’s resolutions you could...

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