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Filling Your Basket #adhd #adhdcoaching #family #productivity Aug 19, 2023

When we think of boundaries, we usually jump straight to ways to keep others from doing allthethings that drive us crazy.

But boundaries start with us.

They are physical, mental and emotional fences we construct to ensure our safety.

Boundaries are an important first step to improving your mental...

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On the Wings of Dragonflies #adhd #adhdbrain #allthethings #descript #mentalhealth #productivity #shiftshow Jul 30, 2023

I held the carved statue in my hand and wondered.

It just didn’t seem to be the exact momento to remember Sandra Grace by.

It was pretty but I wasn’t drawn to it. It didn't speak to me.

I circled the room again and saw a small photo of a bell.

Hmmmm…now that’s...

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Organization and ADHD #adhd #organization #organized Jul 28, 2023

Theresa was constantly putting off organizing her desk.

She had so much work to do.

She didn’t want to take the time to declutter.

And yet each day she was wasting a ton of time shuffling through piles to find that client file.

It’s hard to see how being organized can help you save...

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Managing Grief with ADHD #adhd #mentalhealth #self-care #selfcompassion Jul 08, 2023

 Grief Trigger Warning - If this topic isn't for you, please don't hesitate to skip today's newsletter. Taking care of yourself is your most important priority. I honor that and will happily see you next week.

Betty had cancer again.

The metastatic kind.

The kind that means you have...

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What if You Need Self-Compassion not Self-Judgment? #adhd #adhdbrain #adhdcoach #selfcompassion #selflove #selfworth #well-being Jul 08, 2023

Betty had cancer again.

The metastatic kind.

The kind that means you have cancer the rest of your life.

And then Betty’s husband died.

I promise that if you keep reading, this story has a happy endin.

When Betty came to coaching, she was stuck - her words not mine.

She said she...

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How to Deal with Shame and ADHD #adhd #adhdbra #self #selfcompassion #selflove #shame #well-being Jul 02, 2023

Sorry I’m late.

Sorry I lost your keys.

Sorry the dishes are in the sink again.

Sorry I misplaced the client’s file.

Sorry I forgot to email/text you back.

ADHD is one endless stream of SORRY.

Did you know that ADHDers receive 20,000 more negative messages by the age of 12 than...

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Sorry I.. #adhd #adhdbrain #mentalhealth #selfcompassion #selflove Jul 02, 2023

Sorry I’m late.

Sorry I lost your keys.

Sorry the dishes are in the sink again.

Sorry I misplaced the client’s file.

Sorry I forgot to email/text you back.

ADHD is one endless stream of SORRY.

Did you know that ADHDers receive 20,000 more negative messages by the age of 12 than...

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The Best Laid Plans #adhd #productivity adhdcoach anxiety planning timemanagement Jun 17, 2023

The best laid plans of mice and men...

My plan was to take you through a daily journey of my new ADHD medication and how it was working for me.

TLDR: it didn't.

The plan failed before it even began.

I took my first Adderall early Thursday morning.

And had to go off of it immediately.

DIAGNOSIS

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The Surprising Answer to Getting Freedom in Your Business #adhd #adhdbrain #adhdcoa #adhdcoach #business #pro Jun 12, 2023

 

So many of us start a business because we want freedom and flexibility.

Then we quickly discover that working for ourselves might not be as flexible as we think.

We might be working way more hours than ever building our business.

Weekends and nights are spent on the backend tasks that just...

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Why ADHDers Need to Pause #adhd #adhdcoaching #pause #productivity #selfworth #well-being Jun 04, 2023

Friday afternoon, I looked out our large window - taking a quick breather in between readying the kitchen for a family lunch.

A female cardinal was splashing in our backyard birdbath.

We never see cardinals so I knew this was special.

I called my daughter over.

Because cardinals are believed to...

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