ATTENTION

Individuals with ADHD do have a noticeably different way of attending than do people who haven’t the diagnosis. I guess, to some who do not understand ADHD, it may seem that the inattentive type, especially, …

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IDENTITY

How many times would you guess, in your lifetime, have you asked yourself, “Who am I?” How often have you been able to answer the question? And just what is your answer? There are so many …

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The DSM-5

The medical community relies on the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) to diagnose all things mental. It is put out by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and is used as …

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FORWARD

Since finishing my degree in psychology and beginning a career in ADHD coaching, I’ve been looking back on my life with much more clarity. I now see the effects of the invisible conditions that haunted my family:  bipolar …

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CLEANING

Cleaning is one of those activities that can utterly bring an otherwise motivated busy individual to a complete standstill. I become completely paralyzed when tasked with the demonic CHORE of cleaning my house and I …

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ADHD in the Classroom

Teachers have their hands full no matter what. Put 20+ elementary-aged children in a room together and see for yourself. Every one of them has a unique personality, temperament, way of interacting with others, and …

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What do Motivation & Forgiveness Have in Common?

A really fascinating fact: Motivation and Forgiveness are two examples of neurological behaviors. Bet you didn’t know that.

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“Be realistic about how long it takes to do something.”

This is strange advice, isn’t it? Who sets out to be unrealistic? Imagine: “Honey, I’m going for groceries, I’ll be back in 4 hours.”

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