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How to Increase Your Child’s Mental Focus Without Drugs

How to Increase Your Child's Mental Focus Without DrugsADD and ADHD are both complex problems that science has been unable to explain adequately. Chemicals in the brain and neurotransmitter problems are just two of the possible explanations, but overall, the medical response to ADD has been to medicate the patient, which does help in some cases, but not in all. Children who have ADD usually have a hard time staying focused in the classroom. They fidget, talk at inappropriate times and sometimes act out from boredom, which inevitably affects their marks. As […]

One Practice to Overcome Procrastination What If There Were No What If’s

Some “What if’s” of Procrastination

We all know about the “what if’s.”

  • I have enough time to get this done.
  • Tomorrow is a better time.
  • What will I do, say, be, look like, etc.
  • What if I’m not doing the right thing?
  • What if it doesn’t happen – then what?
  • Feel free to fill in your own what ifs.

What if’s hold us back from moving forward and getting into action to accomplish what we say we want – to accomplish our goals.  The “what ifs’” are one of the primary reasons we may […]

2 Time Management Tips For Adults With ADD

2 Time Management Tips For Adults With ADDPeople who have ADD usually find it difficult to manage their time effectively. They generally have short attention spans, short memories and because they get distracted easily, they often have a hard time marking down the passage of time.

This eventually leads to problems. It’s tough going through life if you’re perpetually late. It can affect your social, romantic and professional life. Eventually, you begin to be known as someone who is unreliable, which is rarely a good thing.

If this sounds like you, you’re not the […]

Can Procrastination Affect Your Personal Relationships?

Can Procrastination Affect Your Personal Relationships?Based on several studies, the overall rate of Americans who say they procrastinate is greater than 25%. The irony of this is that most procrastinators do not own up to their own problems. This means that the percentage of those who procrastinate is in actuality probably much higher.

But what is the big deal, really? If you can get your work done on time, who cares if you are burning the midnight oil to do so?

As it turns out, those close to you probably care quite a bit. […]

How to Overcome Procrastination – Decisions, Decisions, Decisions!

How to Overcome Procrastination - Decisions, Decisions, Decisions!Procrastination, unfortunately, seems to be connected to laziness, lack of desire or just plain – “there’s always tomorrow.” I have a strong suspicion procrastination is also connected to fear, uncertainty, hopelessness, and feeling alone. At these times, deciding what to do can seem like a huge mountain to climb. You can overcome procrastination by taking some steps to learn the essentials of decision making.

One of my clients can’t make decisions. I didn’t say won’t. I said can’t. Our unique brains when under pressure produce […]