Start From Where You Are

Many of my clients often wait for the perfect time to start something, that is a moment when all the planets will align perfectly and they will feel the urge to activate. Unfortunately that rarely occurs when one is affected by ADHD. Instead we have to find ways to...

Your Home Should Be a Refuge (More on Clutter)

Working with organizers and talking with my clients I find that one’s environment keeps coming up. Is the environment you are living in supportive of your overall living? I used to live in a terrible mess. I had too much stuff, stuff everywhere to the point you...

Clutter

I took a class on clutter coaching. It trains you to coach people through managing their clutter. When I read about the course I thought it would help me help my clients deal with their clutter, a common problem for many people affected by ADHD. I also thought it...

Understanding, Forgiveness and Hope

A while ago I was talking to someone like me who was diagnosed as an adult with ADHD. Our different perspectives were interesting to me. He was bitter and I was hopeful when first diagnosed. He was bitter because his first thought was how his life had been wasted....

Avoiding a Second Wind at Night

As an ADHD coach I work with a lot of people who struggle to go to bed at a reasonable time at night, often causing their mornings to be tough. I used to be one of those people who would stay up late at night and then struggle to get up in the morning. Or I would...

The Pomodoro Technique

I am always being asked for the best productivity and time management techniques. There is no one answer: different methods work for different people. Also it is common for those affected by ADHD to get bored with a system after awhile even if works well for them....