Being in the New Year

Being in the New Year

The beginning of a new calendar year is a time when people often make New Year’s resolutions. Most often our resolutions involve something we’d like to be doing differently. We may resolve to eat better, exercise more, or do more volunteer work.  Any such actions can...
Get Off Your But

Get Off Your But

Most of us with ADHD have been told quite often that we are doing things the wrong way. We try hard to change, but when we fail to change, our frustration and shame can lead to a nagging sense of low self-esteem. How do we change something so basic as our inner sense...
Overcoming Regret

Overcoming Regret

Do you sometimes find yourself deeply regretting some action you took or some words you spoke? I think we all have moments in which we mentally beat up on ourselves about something we regret having done. We can find ourselves stuck in thoughts of embarrassment, shame,...
The Power of Gratitude

The Power of Gratitude

Since this is Thanksgiving week, you may not be surprised that I would like to share something about gratitude.  It is certainly wonderful that we have a day in the US that is set aside as a holiday specifically related to giving thanks. For many of us, this special...