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...
Good Energy begets Good Thinking…and Visa Versa

Good Energy begets Good Thinking…and Visa Versa

I believe in mind over matter.   I don’t believe “you are what you eat”, (although I do understand that diet can affect my emotions and energy, and those things can impact how I feel about myself.) That’s why I bless my food.  It’s not a religious thing; I just...
Am I stressed or is it anxiety?

Am I stressed or is it anxiety?

Stress can be either helpful or unhelpful.  For example, for some people, procrastination creates the stress needed to focus.   Unfortunately, the procrastination used in cultivating the stress that spits out a term paper at the last minute is a road paved...
My journey, is my journey!

My journey, is my journey!

Why comparing is hurtful to your mental health I’m sure you’ve heard this allegory:  If everyone put their problems in the middle of a circle and up for grabs, they’d end up taking their own back. Believe it or not, the same is true with success. Whether its the...