Last month insanity got the better of me and I decided to take an accelerated learning class to get my real estate sales agent license. Ironic how once you pay for something and put the dates in your calendar you have time to get it done!! … [Read more...] about Learning to Learn
ADHD has been identified as one of the most heritable of all the mental disorders. Twin studies in childhood consistently report a 70-80% heritability rate. Diagnosis of ADHD is increasingly prevalent in our childhood population. … [Read more...] about Grandma has ADHD!
Playdar is something that we are all born with. It’s the ability to see the potential for play in every situation. Have you ever noticed how kids will point out the silliest things even in the most seemingly serious situations? (I love … [Read more...] about What’s On Your Playdar?
This past summer, Time magazine featured an article entitled, “This Is What ‘Adulting’ Means” (June 8, 2016). According to the linguistics journal American Speech, the verb “adulting” means: to behave in an adult manner; engage in … [Read more...] about #Adulting #Adultergarten
Yes, the holidays are upon us, but so is the New Year. Only a month left in 2016! Wow! For me, this year has been about trying to be more planful, intentional, and mindful about where I put my efforts. This includes my relationships, … [Read more...] about Downtime: Part of ADHD Management
In the last article on Priming the Pump I talked about using play as a way to get the dopamine flowing to your brain when you are feeling unmotivated, disinterested, or overwhelmed by the task in front of you. There are six key … [Read more...] about Start Your Engine: Key Motivators for the ADHD Brain