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,...
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. ...
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...
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...