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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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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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Coach Vs Therapist #adhd #adhdcoaching #mentalhealth #well-being mentalhealthawareness therapist May 26, 2023

Through my Mental Health Awareness Month stories, I've gotten this question.

How does a Coach differ from a therapist?

Coaching and therapy can look similar, so I can understand the confusion.

That’s because there are a few overlaps.

We both are helping individuals transform their awareness...

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Find Your Story #adhd #adhdcoaching #mentalhealth #selfworth #well-being May 20, 2023

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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How to Take Time Off Even When You're Overwhelmed #adhdcoaching #productivity #well-being adhd overwhelmed time-management Mar 07, 2023

Since summer, my client has wanted to take Friday afternoons off.

Because she runs her own business, it’s hard for her to be away for a week at a time.

She has a busy schedule of projects and frequently the client work would seep right into her weekend.

It was driving her crazy and she was...

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ADHD Vs Burnout #adhd #burnout #selflove #well-being Oct 20, 2022

Burnout vs ADHD 

part 1 of 2

Did you know that burnout symptoms can look like just another day with ADHD?

So, we end up not recognizing burnout until it's way too late.

There’s this belief that people with ADHD are lazy.

Or really a label we picked up in childhood that stuck.

But...

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