12 Great Strategies that Help ADHDers Thrive

Contest Quick Win As an ADHD family, we’ve had our fair share of challenges, particularly early on when we didn’t know what we were dealing with.  Looking back, I could identify twelve great strategies that helped Duane and Kyrie thrive. And no, they aren’t about productivity; they’re about feeling about yourself. Take advantage of your …

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The ADHD Blue Print to Your Best Year Ever

Your Best Year Ever The beginning of a new year inspires hope for new beginnings and better outcomes. Many people will review their goals and chart a new course or make New Year’s resolutions. Other people, perhaps even you, have abandoned any hope that this year can be different than years past. While you may …

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Adults with ADHD Are More Vulnerable to Daily Stressors

Vulnerable to Daily Stressors While doing some research this fall in preparation for a conference on ADHD in the Workplace I was invited to do for the Sudbury Partners in Prevention Conference and Trade Show, I discovered a study on how ADHDers manage stress. The study measured the level of the stress hormone, cortisol, and …

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ADHD and Sleep Issues from A to Zzzzz

If you have ADHD and you struggle to fall asleep, you’re not crazy, you’re not being bad and most of all, you’re not alone. Several studies have revealed that people with ADHD are more likely to have irregular circadian rhythms. What’s a circadian rhythm? According to the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, “circadian rhythms …

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Adult ADHD’s Dirty Little Secret Revealed

What did I accomplish all day? Many of my adult ADHD coaching clients and learners ask themselves this question every day. Heck! You’re likely asking yourself the same question today. What’s most frustrating is that while you came into work fully intending to tackle the three-inch pile of work in your inbox, and you didn’t …

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Avoiding ADHD Blow Ups at Work

Controlling Emotions One of the top reasons adults with ADHD are reprimanded at work or lose their jobs is for what is perceived as bad behavior. Adults with ADHD are very familiar with their issues with productivity, but ADHDers often struggle to control their emotions. You may ruminate more than most people, become defensive and …

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How to Ask for Accommodations at Work (Without Coming Out About ADHD!)

Accommodations at Work The workplace has become a very challenging place, even for neurotypicals. Maybe it’s always been this way, but with the speed things happen today, increased expectations from bosses and clients and world-wide competition for your job, it certainly seems more stressful than ever. If you have adult ADHD, you add a big …

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