Un-Stifling Creativity

Un-Stifling Creativity

Diane O’Reily writes in Psychology Today: “As it turns out, creativity is more than a perk; it is a requirement. To be healthy and productive, you must carve out time to pursue your creative passions…….. suppressing your wild ideas may actually be sabotaging your best...
To Tell or Not to Tell

To Tell or Not to Tell

I write this with the disclaimer that full-time jobbers in need of workplace accommodations is not my niche. However, because I coach creative professionals with ADHD who often need to work a full-time job while they build their primary career, I do have experience...
Discovering Your ADHD at Midlife

Discovering Your ADHD at Midlife

How many midlife crises have you had? Most people have more than one.  I’ve had three.  Being diagnosed over forty with ÅDHD can certainly be experienced as a midlife crisis. Although I would argue that ‘crisis’ is a misnomer. The fabled phenomenon of the...
Why?

Why?

Why do some people get ADHD, while others do not? How early in life or in the womb is the seed of ADHD sown? Now, for me, as an ADHD Coach, those questions are just Brain Candy; in other words, the answers may be yummy to chew on but of little nutritional value....
Live Fast…?

Live Fast…?

In a clinical paper entitled Live Fast, Die Young? A Review on the Developmental Trajectories of ADHD Across the Lifespan, I was struck by the following assertion: Scaffolding and support for people with ADHD is complex and specialized. One of the problems is that...
Coaching Young Women with ADHD

Coaching Young Women with ADHD

In recent years I have discovered that I have a knack for helping young women cultivate the means to take charge of their lives and thrive with ADHD. Currently, my youngest client in this demographic started with me at the age of 19. A parent will contact me and...
High Stakes

High Stakes

Did you know people with ADHD function better under pressure than neurotypical folk?  This is according to studies cited in what seems to be a very well-referenced article. Upon reading the statement: “ ..the intense emotions that can end up disrupting cognitive...