How to Be Aware of Your Blindspots!

I was backing out of a parking space in a parking lot and I was about a foot out when loud honking started. I looked and discovered a car also backing out at the same time. Now I had checked my mirrors and luckily I always back out slowly so I was able to stop easily...

Everybody Has Something, You are Not Alone

Often when I am giving a talk, I start with the fact that everybody has something. Some problem, issue, disability or other thing that gets in their way of being as successful as they wish to be. I start with this fact because we can sometimes get “precious” about our...

Managing ADHD, Impulsivity and Money

Many of those affected by ADHD have impulsivity issues. Combining impulsivity and money is a dangerous mix. I have heard stories of spouses with ADHD going out on their general errands for the day and coming home with a new car unexpectedly without any input from...

My Secret Fear

I told one of my clients a secret that I don’t think I have ever shared with anyone. I don’t even think my family is aware of it. Actually to be honest, it is a secret fear, a ridiculous one but none-the-less a very real one to me. Occasionally this client, who has...

Taking Risks Versus Impulsivity

I used to think that most people affected by ADHD were all risk takers. I think I was confusing risk taking with impulsivity. It is important to learn to take some risks in life because taking risks stretches you and that is important. I think of it in terms of my...