ADHD Coaching to Support Healthy Lifestyles

/ April 9, 2020/ ADHD Awareness, ADHD Information, Adults, Coaching, Miscellaneous, Presentations, Students

Research done by Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D. and Mariellen Fischer, Ph.D. and published in the Journal of Attention Disorders addressed the reduction in healthy life expectancy of people diagnosed with ADHD due to adverse health and lifestyle activities. The longitudinal study was eye-opening, but pointed to the need for individuals and the professionals with

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ADD Successful Goal Setting

/ January 1, 2020/ ADHD Information, Coaching, Miscellaneous, Strategies

As the new year starts, many people make promises to themselves regarding better physical or financial health, learning a new skill, or how they conduct themselves in the world. Although these goals are heart-felt, unfortunately most research shows that New Year’s Resolutions are often abandoned by the end of January whether or not ADD/ADHD

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Parenting by the Seat of Our Pants

/ September 21, 2019/ Coaching, Parenting, Strategies, Students

Parenting is simultaneously the most rewarding, and the hardest, job we can have. Just when we think we have everything under control, our kids’ needs change – or our circumstances change – and we are back to “What in the heck do I do now?!?” When you parent a child who has ADHD or

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Reflections on the Film, “NORMAL ISN’T REAL”

/ May 5, 2019/ ADHD Awareness, Coaching, Miscellaneous, Positivity and Well-being, Presentations

I was honored to be part of a panel with neurodiversity advocates Jonathan Mooney and Jodie Knowles as we discussed Kris Kornmeier’s brilliant film, “NORMAL ISN’T REAL: Succeeding with LD/ADHD” at the 2019 BOOST Conference in Palm Springs this week. The film’s title says it all – what we consider to be “normal” is

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2017 ADHD Professionals Conference

/ April 27, 2017/ ADHD Information, Coaching, Presentations

I am honored to be presenting at the 10th Annual ADHD Professionals Conference with my Research Committee colleagues, Dr. Rebecca Toney and Casey Dixon. During our presentation entitled, “The Power of Research to Transform Coaching,” we will be discussing the direct application to ADHD coaching of research regarding strategic self-control, cueing desired actions and

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Adjusting Your Aim

/ March 2, 2017/ Coaching, Miscellaneous, Positivity and Well-being, Strategies

Michael Jordan said, “I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. Twenty six times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” Michael didn’t give up in the

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Finding the Time for Coaching

/ July 20, 2015/ Coaching, Strategies

Joe was stuck. He was overwhelmed. He was worried about keeping his job. And he was tired. He worked hard all day, barely taking time for lunch at his desk, and got to the end of the day with only a fraction of his work completed. He thought he had a handle on his

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