ADD Friendy Ways to Enjoy the Holidays

I was just reading the post "Money and the Holidays" on the Adult ADD and Money site. It reminded me that since it is almost October that is really is time to begin thinking about the Holidays. Usually around this time each year I start to think about how I will do all my shopping…

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Frustration of Knowing How to do it

One of the many frustrations of being an adult with ADD is knowing what to do but still not being able to do it. Many people with Adult ADD intellectually know how to solve a problem or complete a task. They can often verbalize to somebody else how to do these things too. Yet when…

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5 just 5 – Breaking things Down

I wish I could take credit for the idea of 5 just 5. I don’t remember specifically who came up with idea but I read it in one of the monthly newsletters from The National Center for Gender Issues and ADHD. One major issue for many people with ADD can be getting started on projects.…

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Delegating Responsibilities to Others

  What’s the key to success for those with Adult ADD? Well, if I knew the ultimate answer to that question I’m sure I would be a very wealthy woman. But, I have learned that one skill that successful Adults with ADD have is being ables to delegate. These people have learned to focus on…

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Help! I can’t Afford an ADD Coach

I have heard quite a few people with ADD talk about not being able to afford an ADD Coach because they believe the rates are way too high. After hearing these types of comments from people with ADD I usually ask them if they have actually interviewed ADD Coaches. Most of the time the answer…

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Telephone Coaching

I know that a lot of people are hesitant about working with an ADD Coach over the telephone. I think a lot of this has to do with the fact that many people with ADD process information visually. As both a person with ADD and an ADD Coach myself I am also more of a…

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Can I be my own ADD Coach?

  Quite often I am in contact with people who discuss acting as an ADD Coach for their child or spouse. While supporting and helping loved ones with ADD is a great idea acting as an ADD Coach really isn’t a great idea. There is just way too much emotion involved and an ADD Coach…

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Finding Professionals who understand Adult ADD

One of the biggest concerns that I hear from adults with ADD is that they can’t find a professional who really understands adult ADD. Many people begin with their primary care physician or go through their insurance company to try to get evaluated and/or treated for adult ADD. Some very lucky people do find great…

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Accomplishing Goals

As an ADD Coach I know how important accomplishing goals are to people with ADD. This one of the most common things that I work with my ADD Coaching clients. As an ADD Coach I am so happy when my clients share with me how great they feel when they do accomplish goals. But, as…

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ADD Coaching Contest

With the opening of my new Living with ADD Forum I thought this would be a great time to start a contest. I got the idea of running a contest from Terry Malten the Director of the only E-Clinic for ADD and Author of a New Book for Women with ADD.  Terry has run some…

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