Resolve to Keep Resolving

Resolve to Keep Resolving

The best resolution, whether it’s a New Year’s Resolution or otherwise, is to keep resolving.  A resolution is a firm determination to do or not do something. And the reason I think we should keep resolving is because consistency is not about staying on track,...
Do You Still Want What You Did Last Year?

Do You Still Want What You Did Last Year?

What do you want by the end of 2023? There are people who refuse to answer that question, because they’ve come up empty at the end of so many years past.  For these folks, setting goals for the new year feels like a recipe for not accomplishing them.  If you...

Dealing With SADness

As an ADHD coach, I hear about seasonal depression a lot, also known as SAD: Seasonal Affective Disorder. Neurodivergent people, having been aware of our ‘otherness’ in terms of the way we think, are acutely sensitized to the things that impact our psyches, such as...

You Don’t Need ADHD To Find Yourself Endlessly Scrolling

Doom scroll much? Welcome to the club.   I don’t care who you are, if you have a mobile phone, ADHD or no ADHD, chances are you fall along a universal spectrum of social media addiction.  Heck, we all know now that these ‘devises of mass distraction’,...
Happy Holidays! Watch out for TMI!

Happy Holidays! Watch out for TMI!

Holidays with friends and family… Ah the idyllic images that come to mind…and if you’re lucky, the memories… For those of us with neurodivergent challenges however, holiday gatherings present a gauntlet of impulse control related land mines. One is ‘oversharing’...
Talking to Kids with ADHD…I’ll tell you what I know.

Talking to Kids with ADHD…I’ll tell you what I know.

So hey, I’m a coach for adults with ADHD, not kids. I often get asked whether I have ADHD myself.  I was never formally diagnosed, but I experience plenty of the traits: hyper-focus related time blindness, struggling with RSD (rejection sensitive dysphoria),...
Meditation: What is it and how can it help?

Meditation: What is it and how can it help?

Meditation is taking a break from the relentless stream of bullshit-thoughts that constantly populate our mind and influence our feelings, usually to our detriment. Sounds like a relief, right?  So how do you meditate?   Pick a focus point. It can be...
The Problem Created by a Sense of Entitlement

The Problem Created by a Sense of Entitlement

Entitlement is an unconscious attitude that sets people up for unhappiness.  That is because once something goes “wrong” it causes us to feel victimized rather than simply curious. What would happen if the next time someone cut in front of you in line you got curious...
How to practice mindfulness in your everyday

How to practice mindfulness in your everyday

Worry is the opposite of mindfulness. When you’re worried, you’re nowhere near the present. When we release our interpretations (aka judgements), we are able to practice discernment in relation to our circumstances and conditions. Discernment is what allows us to make...