Does the concept of “time management” makes your stomach clench? If so, you’re not alone! Almost every adult with ADHD has difficulty with time–whether it’s meeting deadlines, showing up on time for an appointment, or just getting through the daily to-do’s. I recently had a podcast chat with Senior Certified ADHD Coach and Bonnie Mincu […]

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 […]

Take a second and think about how you start your day. Do you roll over, turn off the alarm, lie in bed… and check Facebook? Do you suddenly leap out of the covers, make a mad dash to the shower and hope you can get out of the door in time? Or do you take […]

Think you can’t control your thoughts? Hmmm. Did you wet your pants today? Did you cry and stomp your feet today over anything? No. You’ve learned to control your bladder. And your temper (well, mostly). And you can learn to control your thoughts to reap HUGE benefits. To wit, imagine if you could: Power up […]

This was the story of my life when I worked in the corporate world! One ADHD challenge that I have always been plagued with is lateness. And getting to work at 9am in the morning was never easy. I’d rush in somewhere between 9:10 and 9:30, desperately trying to make it to my desk without […]

In 2005, Erin and I traveled to California for vacation. We stayed in San Fransisco for a few days, then drove down the coast to spend time in Santa Cruz, Monterey, and Pacific Heights. It was one of the best vacations we ever had. But we also got into one of the biggest fights of […]

Here’s what’s going on in the world of ADHD this week! Dr. Stephanie Sarkis interviews me on the maverick approach to ADHD management for her Psychology Today and Huffingon Post blogs. ADHD Aware is holding it’s 1st National ADHD Youth Leadership Summit in Pennsylvania this summer. What a fantastic idea! Britney Spears adds her name […]

Organization and time management happen to be two of the biggest challenges for adults with ADHD. Part of the problem is that these are skills that just don’t come naturally to people with ADHD. Many of us have to learn them later in life, as adults, and often only after a lack of organization and […]

In our latest podcast, tech expert and guest contributor Mark Kawate joins me to talk about using technology to help manage your ADHD. Mark talks to us about smart phones, apps, websites, and more that you’ll definitely want to check out! Take a listen to: Find out which smart phone Mark recommends Discover some apps […]

I gave birth to my daughter, Tigerlily, about 15 months ago. In preparation for my pregnancy (and under my doctor’s care), I took myself off Concerta (which I was taking to help manage ADHD) about a year before getting pregnant. Since giving birth, I’ve had a number of readers inquire about my experience and ask […]