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Commit to Taking Time Off #timeoff adhd owner smallbusiness Jul 21, 2024

Last Saturday, Bob and I stopped at our favorite local bagel place for breakfast sandwiches and iced coffee.

The owner was behind the counter with one employee in the kitchen. Yes many resturants are still searching for more employees.

The owner was talking about his trip to Boston. He was...

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The Secret to Taking Time Off #adhd #emailmanagement #googlecalendar #productivity #selfcare #timemanagement #timeoff #worklifebalance Jul 08, 2024

I took the holiday weekend off.

I wasn’t quite sure how I would pull it off until I finally just plain old shut the door to my home office and didn’t sit at my computer for 3 days.

The world didn’t end.

My inbox isn’t too inundated, surprisingly.

And I feel refreshed and...

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Why Many ADHDers are Always Late #adhdawareness #adhdbrain #declutterinbox #inboxmanagement #whyadhdarelate adhdcoach Jun 23, 2024

 

“Every time you show up late for our lunch, it makes me think you don't value me as a friend."

Those words hit me like a gut punch.

They were spoken by my dear high school friend, Stephanie.

I was a college freshman and home for the summer and always late all the time for everything....

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The Simple Secret to a More Productive Day #adhdcoach #adhdcoaching #adhdinboxmanagement #inboxmanagement #productivity adhd Jun 15, 2024

Ever feel like you’re drowning in emails before you even start your real work?

It's a common struggle, especially for those of us with ADHD or busy business lives.

But here’s the good news: small changes can make a HUGE difference.

They worked for my client, Courtney!

Here's her story...

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Let’s Conquer Email Overwhelm Together #adhdbrain #adhdcoach #adhdcoaching #adhdstrategies #inboxmanagement Jun 09, 2024

As someone who grapples with ADHD and a side of overwhelm, I know how frustrating a cluttered inbox can be.

It's like a constant weight, pulling at your focus and energy, right?

A little while back, I had a client, Danielle, who was drowning in emails.

She felt like she was always playing...

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The Emotional Lift of a Decluttered Inbox #adhd #adhdbrain #adhdcoach #adhdcoaching #declutterinbox #inboxmanagement declutterinbox Jun 01, 2024

Did you know that decluttering your inbox can have a profound impact on your emotional well-being?

For differently wired and/or overwhelmed business professionals, a chaotic inbox is more than just a digital mess — it’s a daily emotional drain. One you may not even consciously...

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Get to, Have to #adhd #coaching #executivefunction #mentalhealth #mindsetshift #productivity #stressmanagement May 29, 2024

Recently, at my coach approach training we were discussing what it means to have a stuck client, particularly one who has ADHD.

Stuckness can look different in ADHD.

When we get stuck, it stops our executive function.
A decision for us can be like a train on the tracks with faulty signal lights...

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Find Your Story #adhd #adhdawareness #adhdbrain #mentalhealth #self-care May 20, 2024

Over 20 years ago, I saw a therapist for depression.

It was just before the holidays and with the kindest of intentions, she put me on medication so I could enjoy them.

Unfortunately, that med threw me straight into mania.

I felt like my heart was racing all of the time and I ended up going on a...

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I Cried Over Porkchop #adhd #adhdfrustrations #burnoutawareness May 14, 2024

I cried over a pork chop.

I was in a chemo brain re-training group learning how to not forget allthethings.

My colleague expressed her frustration at being unable to find the pork chops she had prepared for dinner that night.

And I cried and cried.

In usual times, I would have chuckled and said...

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The Power of Pause #adhd #adhdawareness #mentalhealth #selflove May 11, 2024

A few years ago, in the first few months of the pandemic, I wrote nearly daily posts on social media about my experiences.

This one struck home and I thought I would share it with you.

We're just coming out of one of the most important pauses - a family member was in hospice.

And it felt like...

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