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Finding the Right Job – 10 Traps That Can Be Found in the Workplace

Attention Deficit Disorder can present many challenges in the workplace. In fact, work may be the place where adults suffering from ADD are most affected. Because ADD symptoms include lack of focus, tendency to procrastinate and problems with organization, people with ADD often find it hard to find and keep a job.

Unfortunately, there is no definitive list of ADD-friendly jobs. There is not a profile that fits everyone who has been diagnosed with ADD. In fact, adults with ADD are successful in jobs ranging from teachers and attorneys to artists and pilots. […]

Get Clarity – How to Move From Overwhelm to Overcome

Get Clarity - How to Move From Overwhelm to OvercomeThere I was sitting in my living room wondering where to begin. We had purchased a couch two weeks ago and delivery was in two days. I thought it would be a good idea to really clean up. I had done this about 4 years ago and now seemed like the perfect time again.

Fortunately, a friend of the family who has an eye of organizing had been helping me. So here I was with boxes everywhere; boxes to go to storage and others […]

3 Impactful Tips for Overcoming the Stress on Today’s Economy

3 Impactful Tips for Overcoming the Stress on Today's EconomyStress affects people with ADD/ADHD especially hard as our body chemistry is hindered by enzymes that literally shut us down. I’ve spoken about brain freeze in the past but in short we are physically unable to unravel our thinking during these times.

Stress is fear-based. Fear is a powerful force which holds people captured in negative paralysis thus limiting one’s possibilities. In a stressful world filled with uncertainty, a fragile economy as well as tragic consequences such as fires in California and global […]

Not Achieving Your Goals? Get Smart!

Not Achieving Your Goals? Get Smart!If you are not hitting the targets that you aim for-whether it is managing your career or enjoying your personal life–the best way to get what you want is to use a 5-step approach with the acronym smart.

First, be specific.

This applies one of my universal laws of success: expansion. What you pay attention to will expand as you become more specific.

Write down what you want to accomplish, being as detailed as you can:

  1. Know where you are going. Start by visualizing the end result as […]

Isolation Sucks! Are You Feeling Non-Productive?

Isolation Sucks! Are You Feeling Non-Productive? Isolation is but one of the common challenges for people living with ADD/ADHD. This challenge can be set off by any number of situations that may happen in the course of our lives.

Have you ever found yourself feeling so completely set apart and isolated you get stuck? This feeling usually takes on the form of low energy, a lack of enthusiasm and crankiness, which in time expands and becomes negative self-talk.

Isolation is so subtle to me. We are working diligently-so much so that we must be […]