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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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Adventures with “I Don’t Know”

Adventures with “I Don’t Know”

“I don’t know” is the battle cry for adventure. “I don’t know” are three words that can lock you into idle mode. You reach a problematic sticking point in a task, and the words “I don’t know” (IDK) come to your lips. IDK can be a real trap when you are fighting for...

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‘Tis the Season of Overstimulation

‘Tis the Season of Overstimulation

The holiday season can bring excitement, joy, warmth, and celebration. It can also bring stress, overwhelm, exhaustion, and overstimulation. The lights, the noise, the crowds, not to mention the additional cognitive stimulation on top of an already very busy brain. I...

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The Costs of Fitting In

The Costs of Fitting In

I find myself with an unexpected window of free time. This is the perfect opportunity to catch up on some emails and get started on my blog! *She blacks out. As she regains consciousness, she finds herself a few guesses deep in Wordle.* Oops, my Monkey Brain took...

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