I recently joined Tara McGillicuddy on ADHD Support Talk Radio for a discussion on Attitude, Mindset, and Adult ADHD. It’s always fun to talk with my old friend Tara and discuss the topics that we, as veteran ADHD coaches, think are most important for adults who are managing ADHD. In this show, Tara and I […]


When I posed a question recently about where in life a negative mindset challenges you most, I got some similar answers. Eileen said: A negative mindset challenges my ability to think I am capable. And Shawn added: I am generally a very positive person, at least on the outside. Inside I have spent years aware […]


Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about mindset, and how it affects our ability to manage not just our ADHD, but our lives in general. Think about the people in your life… do you know anyone who is a “perpetual victim”? Perpetual victims tend to complain all the time, and they blame other people for […]


If you know me well, then you no doubt know that my favorite season is Spring.Come April, I’m as happy as can be! The weather warms up, there’s lots of sun, and things are alive and growing. Even if it rains, the birds still chirp and the worms still come out. I admit that I’ve […]


The mission of ADHD Awareness Week is to educate the public about ADHD by disseminating reliable information based on the evidence of science and peer-reviewed research. You can learn more at the ADHD Awareness Week website. I’m taking part in two ADHD Awareness events this week: I’ll be presenting a free webinar on Overcoming the […]


The Virtual AD/HD Conference Podcast Series is a special edition of the ADHDmanagement.com Podcast.   People with ADHD often report various difficulties with sleep, including trouble getting to sleep or waking up, as well as daytime sleepiness. Sleep disorders, such as sleep apnea, are also quite common. It seems that no matter who you are, […]


The Virtual AD/HD Conference Podcast Series is a special edition of the ADHDmanagement.com Podcast.   ADHD is a challenge of self regulation (pausing) and self awareness (paying attention). It often shows up when you react to a mistake you have made and become highly self-critical, putting yourself down. You remain stuck, feeling imprisoned by the […]


Last week the ADHD community lost a leader, a friend, and a fellow member of the tribe when Kate Kelly,  co-author of the groundbreaking book You Mean I’m Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?!: The Classic Self-Help Book for Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder, died of cancer. In recent years I got to know Kate when […]


The Virtual AD/HD Conference Podcast Series is a special edition of the ADHDmanagement.com Podcast.   “I just don’t feel like I’m living up to my potential!” I’ve heard this statement uttered by so many adults with ADHD! Underachievement is the one word most associated with adult ADHDers in relating to their job (or their schoolwork). […]


The Virtual AD/HD Conference Podcast Series is a special edition of the ADHDmanagement.com Podcast.   Shame is an emotion that people with ADHD are all to familiar with. For many people with ADHD, it doesn’t take much to trigger a response of shame. Sometimes it’s the feeling that you should have started something sooner when you […]