How to have a good day. Every day.

How to have a good day. Every day.

On Sunday I was watching Maratha Stewart bake cookies. She was in one of her beautiful homes and was being filmed in her kitchen with copper pans hanging from butcher hooks. Although Maratha is also in lockdown her life is a little bit different than most people’s....

A helpful mantra for ADHD perfectionists

A helpful mantra for ADHD perfectionists

Are you a perfectionist? If you are, you aren’t alone! It’s a topic that comes up a lot with clients and course members. There are a number of reasons why ADHDers aim for perfection.   When you were young you wanted to avoid criticism, so you figured, “hey, if I...

ADHD and the Less You Do…

ADHD and the Less You Do…

There's a saying that the 'less you do, the less you want to do.' Some ADHDers have been procrastinating more and feeling blah since quarantine began. Having more time at home sounds good in theory. No travel time, no outside obligations means lots of white space in...

An ADHD Quarantine Tip

An ADHD Quarantine Tip

Have you heard of the saying, ‘You do You’? There are a few variations like, ‘Do you Boo?’ or simply, ‘Do you’. It means to be yourself. Embrace who you are. During this quarantine time, ‘You do you’ is a really good idea, because when you do, you feel like your usual...

ADHD and Grieving Normalcy

ADHD and Grieving Normalcy

In the last 2 weeks, we have experienced many emotions, including Anxiety, Fear, Sadness, Anger, Compassion for the sick and less fortunate, Admiration and gratitude for the nurses, doctors and frontline workers. And many more. Since the events have been changing so...

ADHD and Overthinking

ADHD and Overthinking

Are you an overthinker? Overthinking is when you can’t stop thinking about a topic, even though it is making you miserable. Your brain is stuck in a loop and you play out a situation or memory again and again. While another person might think about a topic, process it...

How to Create Healthy Boundaries When You Have ADHD

How to Create Healthy Boundaries When You Have ADHD

Adults with ADHD often struggle with boundaries; either with enforcing their boundaries or respecting other peoples’ boundaries or both. Boundaries are rules you set for yourself, based on your values and priorities. Some boundaries are automatically in place without...

Should I Get Tested For ADHD?

Should I Get Tested For ADHD?

Matthew wandered into the living room. The TV was on and he caught the last few minutes of a documentary about adults having ADHD.   He felt excited because the description on the TV sounded just like him. In fact, it was as if the documentary cameras had been...

The ADHD Valentine’s Day Resource List

The ADHD Valentine’s Day Resource List

Relationships makes us happier, healthier and give us a feeling of connectedness and belonging. Being in a relationship with the right person can even help ADHD symptoms. Valentine's Day is the perfect way to celebrate your relationship.  If you are cynical about...

ADHD And The Groundhog Day Cycle

ADHD And The Groundhog Day Cycle

February 2nd is Groundhog Day! Tradition has it that Groundhogs can predict whether winter will continue or spring will come early. In the 1993 movie, Groundhog Day, Bill Murray plays a grumpy TV meteorologist. He is sent to Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania to report on...

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