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  • Got A Question? Ask Me Anything And Get It Answered!
    Are you looking for answers, advice, or guidance about living with ADHD and embracing neurodiversity, parenting, being an entrepreneur, ADHD coaching, and anything you've always wanted to ask? Now's your opportunity! Bring your questions, conundrums, challenges, and problems for us to solve. Learn more here!
  • Relationship Struggles? How to Fulfill Your Needs and Strengthen Intimacy with ADHD
    Forgetfulness, distractibility, and emotional dysregulation can lead to frustration, misunderstanding, and resentment in relationships. Here are three ways to strengthen your communication so you can have more intimacy and connection when you live with ADHD.
  • Three Powerful Ways to Embrace Self-Compassion with ADHD
    Do you beat yourself up when you’re late for a meeting, miss a deadline, or make a mistake? Do you silently tell yourself you’re no good, and call yourself a failure? When you live with ADHD, self-criticism can become a harsh, internal dialogue, which gets in the way of success. Here are three powerful ways to unlock self-criticism and embrace self-compassion so you can live a more satisfying life.
  • ADHD and Impulse Control: How to Really Help Yourself Regulate
    When you live with ADHD and related challenges, you can run into difficulties holding back your initial response to a situation. You want to put on the brakes so you can make better choices, but your brain’s command center is like a runaway train racing down the tracks. Here are three proven ways to manage impulse control so you can help yourself regulate.
  • ADHD and Gaslighting: How to Easily Gain More Confidence and Control
    When you live with ADHD, you can be vulnerable to unintentional gaslighting that can lead to self-doubt, as if you can’t do anything right. Here are three ways to manage unintentional gaslighting and easily gain confidence and control.

  • How to Unlock ADHD Brain Freeze and Actually Strengthen Your Impact
    As an ADHD’er, you know what you need to do, but it can be challenging doing what you know. When you have piles of projects, tasks, and responsibilities, it can be so overwhelming that your brain freezes into shut-down mode. Here are three ways to unlock ADHD brain freeze so you can strengthen your impact and get the results you want.
  • Don't Let ADHD Burn You Out: Six Powerful Ways to Unmask Your Full Potential
    Do you tend to hide your impulsivity, hyperactivity, or attention challenges, to avoid judgment, criticism, or social rejection? Masking -- or camouflaging your ADHD symptoms — is a coping mechanism that exerts a significant toll on mental health, self-esteem, and social relationships. Here are six ways to overcome burnout so you can unmask your full potential, enhance your well-being, and live a more satisfying life.
  • ADHD and Time Management: How to Conquer Time Chaos So Life is More Joyful

    If you or someone close to you struggles with time management, it doesn’t mean you’re damaged and broken. It means this is an opportunity for learning how to work with your unique brain so you’re not flooded by a tsunami of frustration, fear, and stress. Here are three ways to conquer time chaos so life is more effective, productive, and joyful.

  • Procrastination and ADHD: Four Exciting Ways to Stop Postponing Now!

    The fallouts of procrastination for individuals with ADHD can range from feelings of irritability, frustration, anger, and regret for not being able to accomplish what’s important.  There can also be academic, work, family, and financial setbacks for failing to follow through on deadlines and other meaningful responsibilities.  Here are four exciting ways to stop postponing what’s important to you so you can live a more fulfilling life with ADHD. 

  • Four Informative Ways to Select and Really Benefit From Therapy or ADHD Coaching

    ADHD Coaching and therapy have a lot in common. Both disciplines help people create change and it can be confusing how to establish the best fit. To make the decision even more perplexing, when you live with ADHD it’s not unusual to live with other mental health conditions. Here are four informative ways to determine the optimal benefits of therapy or ADHD for you or someone you love.

  • Three Proven Ways to Organize with Calm and Take Charge of Your ADHD Now!

    When you live with ADHD, it’s not uncommon to feel tense, burdened, and uncertain about how to get and stay organized. This doesn’t mean there is something wrong with you. It means it’s time to start working with your unique brain, so you're not buried under a pile of chaos, stress, and overwhelm. Here are three proven ways to organize with calm and take charge of your ADHD now!

  • Three Promising Ways to Accomplish Multiple Tasks Every Day with ADHD

    When you live with ADHD, multiple daily transitions are tough to accomplish, such as getting ready for work, moving from one situation or place to another, starting a project, or stopping an activity you love so you can do something you have to do. Here are three ways to accomplish multiple tasks, known as task switching, so that you can celebrate what’s most important to you when you live with ADHD.

  • Boost Your Executive Functioning in Nine Exciting Ways with ADHD Now!

    We all have strengths and weaknesses in our executive functioning. We can be extremely intelligent and have challenges with executive functioning. Yet, when you live with ADHD and executive functioning challenges, difficulties in one or more executive functions can affect your performance and make it tough for your strengths to shine. Here are nine exciting ways to boost your performance and accomplish what's important to you.

  • Exercise Benefits Unique to ADHD: Four Powerful Ways To Stay Active and Boost Your Focus with ADHD

    Regular exercise strengthens the ADHD brain’s performance by promoting executive functioning, and regulating mood, appetite, and sleep. Here are four powerful ways to stay active, motivated, and focused when you live with ADHD.

  • Sleep and ADHD: How to Overcome Exhaustion and Actually Revive Your ADHD Brain

    It’s tough for the ADHD brain to ditch all the fun it’s having and succumb to sleep.  Yet, losing sleep can result in comorbid sleep disorders, mood disorders, dementia, memory and learning problems, heart disease, depression, anxiety, weight gain, injuries, and depressed immune function to name a few.  Here are three strategies to overcome exhaustion so you can awaken refreshed and revived and keep your ADHD brain strong.  

  • Strengthen Memory Abilities: Five Proven Ways to Really Boost Your Unique ADHD Brain

    Do you struggle with keeping up with important details in conversations? Does your mind ping with everything you need to do, so you "do it all" right away before you forget? Do you make a mental list for the grocery store, but then forget the list and what you need?  You may be struggling with working memory challenges. When you live with ADHD and other brain-based conditions, working memory can become chaotic and incomplete. Here are five strategies to build your working memory so you can follow through, stay accountable, and remember what’s most important to you.

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