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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,...
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...
It’s not about the deadline! When panic reveals your secret recipe…

It’s not about the deadline! When panic reveals your secret recipe…

A story I often tell my clients is about how I wrote papers in college. I would get the assignment and then worry about it every day but never put any words down on paper. Then, at about 8 p.m. the night before the paper was due, I would inevitably be panicking so...
More Than Sleep: Understanding Rest

More Than Sleep: Understanding Rest

Rest is essential for our brains and bodies to function properly. It allows us to unwind, improves our mood, boosts performance, and lets our brain take a break. However, it takes a lot of work to do. With ADHD, your brain craves novelty and stimulation, making it...
Harnessing Two Horsemen of Productivity Havoc

Harnessing Two Horsemen of Productivity Havoc

Ever wonder why it’s so easy to remember all the stuff not finished and yet not remember all the things done? For some reason, I can’t stop thinking about an unfinished project, and it just keeps popping like Jiffy Pop in my head. However, ask me what I did get...
The Power of Patience

The Power of Patience

If I had a nickel for every time my father suggested I slow down, I’d be a very wealthy man. Patience has, like a lot of us with ADHD, been a pretty elusive concept for most of my life. Lots of people gave me the suggestion to be more patient, but no one could tell me...