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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...
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...
Cultivating Self-Worth in Children and Adolescents with ADHD: Nurturing Resilience in a Challenging World

Cultivating Self-Worth in Children and Adolescents with ADHD: Nurturing Resilience in a Challenging World

Children and adolescents, especially those with ADHD, often grapple with challenges that can significantly impact their confidence, resilience, and overall self-worth. Many organizations are stepping up to address the growing mental health crisis in our youth. ...
Moving Beyond Shame and Unleashing Progress: Three Things to Take With You in the New Year

Moving Beyond Shame and Unleashing Progress: Three Things to Take With You in the New Year

At the start of a new year, there is often a sense of pressure to make significant changes in our lives. We strive to become better versions of ourselves or find that elusive “magic fix” that will improve everything. However, sometimes, we find ourselves stuck in our...
Coaching Apps: Weighing in on Cost and Convenience

Coaching Apps: Weighing in on Cost and Convenience

In the last decade, we have seen an explosion of apps that offer conveniences directly to your front door. Do you want dinner but don’t want to cook? There is a delivery app for that. Do you want to attend school but are too busy to drive to a university? There is an...
Bright Ideas for Using Light

Bright Ideas for Using Light

Humans are pretty visual creatures; our brains are exquisitely sensitive to light – and consequently, light can affect our mood, energy, sleep, focus, and cognition.  Light considerably impacts our body’s clock – our circadian rhythm. Circadian rhythm and sleep issues...