I’m noticing a few things as I get older. I suspect I’m a little slower than many at learning some important life lessons, but I’m grateful that some things are becoming clearer to me. If I knew what has prompted these learnings, I’d be glad to share, but I’m really...
This might be a good time to pause and consider all that we have to be grateful for, even though so many challenging events are going on in the world. If you are aware of the benefits of a gratitude practice but just haven't gotten started, or if that idea is new to...
What do we need on all levels of life today more than peace? I don’t need to list the many places on earth where peace is needed – peace from war and other calamities, peace from pandemics and environmental destruction, peace from fear. Sometimes it can seem that everything is out of control. But there is hope! There are tools you can use to bring more peace into your life and the world.
Ready for life to get easier? This summer, the ADHD Parents’ Palooza is guaranteed to give you just the information, education and rejuvenation you need most.
Remember the story of the elephant and the rope? Maybe it was a chain instead of a rope in the version you heard. The elephant, a very strong and powerful animal, was standing in an unfenced area with a small rope tied around its leg. The other end of the rope was...
One of the executive functions – metacognition – is key to awareness. It’s the ability to think about what we are thinking.
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 have a significant positive impact on our lives, if we can stick with them long enough.
I was interviewed for an article for AARP, and it has just come out. Please feel free to share it, since it has a lot of helpful information about ADHD in adults. Happy Holidays!
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 of our own worth?
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, and guilt.
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