ADHD and Doable Actions

ADHD and Doable Actions

When I was little, restaurant portions seemed so big that I would look at the plate of food sitting in front of me and not know where to start.  Even if I was hungry, the large potion looked big and overwhelming.  My mum knew this, so she would put a small portion on...

ADHD, Dopamine and Getting Things Done!

ADHD, Dopamine and Getting Things Done!

In school, I was never a fan of chemistry. However, now I find the chemistry in our brains fascinating. Chemicals like dopamine, oxytocin, serotonin, and endorphins help to keep us safe and happy. Dopamine, in particular, is interesting because the ADHD brain has...

Navigating Change: ADHD and the Art of Transitioning

Navigating Change: ADHD and the Art of Transitioning

Transitions can be challenging for many humans, but for adults with ADHD, these periods of change can pose extra challenges. Whether it's a shift in routine or a major life change, a transition can feel overwhelming and stressful. Understanding the connection between...

ADHD and Why Don’t I Leave My Hotel Room?

ADHD and Why Don’t I Leave My Hotel Room?

Have you ever booked a vacation and felt super excited about it, yet when you arrived at your destination, you found you couldn't seem to leave your hotel room? Some people with ADHD love to travel. The adventure, novelty, and opportunity to explore new places and...

ADHD Gift Guide 2023

ADHD Gift Guide 2023

Happy Holidays! Here is the Untapped Brilliance 2023 Gift Guide Here are ten items to help you on your ADHD journey Each helps address an ADHD challenge. If you have ADHD can use this gift list for ideas of what to put on your wish list. Or if your loved one has ADHD,...

9 Reasons Booking Health Appointments Can Be Challenging

9 Reasons Booking Health Appointments Can Be Challenging

Do you have important but not urgent health appointments that you keep meaning to schedule? These types of appointments are the ones that can get put on the back burner because there isn't an external deadline, and you aren't in pain.  You aren't alone! Booking...

ADHD and Revenge Bedtime

ADHD and Revenge Bedtime

Have you heard the term 'revenge bedtime'? It's when you delay going to bed to have some 'me time' to do the fun/relaxing things you didn't have a chance to do during the day. It often happens to ADHDers with very busy structured schedules, long work hours, or other...

8 reasons why creating an 8-week plan helps your ADHD

8 reasons why creating an 8-week plan helps your ADHD

How does creating a plan for the next 8 weeks sound to you? It's not just a plan that will sit around and look pretty, it's a plan that you'll be able to follow and implement! Plus, because it's June, your plan will cover a good portion of the summer months. This...

ADHD and a Lesson From The Biggest Little Farm

ADHD and a Lesson From The Biggest Little Farm

Have you seen 'The Biggest Little Farm'?  It's a documentary about a couple who dreamed of having a sustainable farm. They lived in a small apartment in California and didn't have any farming experience or savings to buy a farm, so while it was fun to talk about, it...

Hey, I'm Jacqueline, your go-to ADHD coach on a mission to help you Untap your ADHD brilliance.

I was a nurse in my past life, have a neurodiverse brain like you, and my superpower is breaking down vague or complex things so they feel easy to take action on.

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