BORING….

BORING….

The strange truth about Adult ADHD symptoms and trying to focus on a task is that, while everyone is trying to cut down on our sensory stimulation so we can “focus,” what people with Adult ADHD symptoms really need is more stimulation! Learn this little-known secret for focusing on even “boring” tasks… One client of mine was a kid with...

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Sneaky Distractions

Sneaky Distractions

Being an entrepreneur and having adult ADHD symptoms means one thing: you’ve got to be ten times more vigilant about not getting distracted… Because the challenge with working on your own–especially if you have adult ADHD symptoms–is overcoming distractions. It’s the little stuff, those sneaky little killers, that will destroy you! What...

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Capture Your Ideas on Steroids

Capture Your Ideas on Steroids

Chances are, if you have Adult ADHD, you’re an “idea machine”–you come up with great new ideas all the time, maybe several in a day! Problem is, the ideas are often unrelated to what you already decided to work on, and so each new idea becomes a distraction that takes you further away from your larger goals. What can a person with Adult ADHD and too many good ideas...

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Want A Clever Way To Get Stuff Done?

Want A Clever Way To Get Stuff Done?

Ever had trouble finishing the job.  If you have a number of projects that are 85% done.  How do you zero in until it’s completed? When you have Adult ADHD, it’s much easier to start projects, and even to get 85% of them done, than to get that last 15% finished.  First, you need to be aware of what’s happening here, and that it’s normal with Adult ADHD....

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The Great Distraction Myth

The Great Distraction Myth

One of the great myths of working with anyone with ADHD symptoms today is: “Take away all extra distraction and stimulus so they can focus.” This is just not true, and I will show you why. When my twins were four we went to Gymboree classes.  The instructor and mother of a child with ADHD was often really frustrated. Whenever she was trying to close up...

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Thou Shalt Simplify

Thou Shalt Simplify

My buddy, Kevin, said something very profound when we were hanging out together and I forgot what it was exactly, but it was something to the effect, “Too much information leads to frustration.” Now, educated decisions are important, but a bunch of books and tapes sitting around are a burden around your neck that will slow you down. Imagine if...

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Game of Cat And Mouse

Game of Cat And Mouse

“The future is always ideal: The fridge is stocked, the weather clear, the train runs on schedule and meetings end on time. Today, well, stuff happens.”- Hara Estroff Marano in Psychology Today It turns out that we all have a flaw that causes us to over-commit our future schedules.  You see what happens is that we will make commitments far in the future that we...

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