Leaving a Trail

In the famous fairy tale, brother and sister, Hansel and Gretel overhear their parents planning to abandon them deep in the forest because they are eating too much food and the family is starving. Hansel and Gretel come up with … Continue reading

Planning With a Planner

If you have ADHD, using a planner is one of the best things you can do for yourself. It will help you manage your executive functioning deficits by allowing you to see your time more clearly and remember what you … Continue reading

Back to Basics

Sometimes we forget to do the things that help us successfully manage our ADHD. When we are taking our meds, exercising, drinking enough water, meditating, eating healthy food, getting professional help from a therapist or coach, and feeling supported by … Continue reading

Trusting Yourself

Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement. – Golda Meir Trusting yourself … Continue reading

Bag of Tricks

  “Felix the cat, the wonderful, wonderful cat, Whenever he gets in a fix, he reaches into his bag of tricks.” That’s the theme song to a cartoon I loved to watch as a kid. Felix the cat was always … Continue reading

Handling Mail the OHIO Way

I opened my mailbox and there were two magazines, five catalogues, a few offers to save money on my car insurance, four political ads, two bills, a bank statement and a notice for jury duty. Paper seems to be come … Continue reading

Tolerations

My Border Collie Bubba has a big basket of toys in my living room. Bubba is really good at taking all of his toys out of the basket and scattering them around the floor and though he is really smart, … Continue reading

Not My Dishes

At my support group for women with ADHD the topic of doing the dishes came up and everybody had something to say about that. Unless you use paper plates and plastic utensils or eat with your hands and never cook … Continue reading

Confessions of a Disco Queen

I don’t like cleaning, dusting, doing dishes, folding laundry or putting things away. I am never in the mood to clean up, ever. But living in chaos doesn’t work for me. Because: I’m so clumsy that if there’s something laying … Continue reading