Help with Your Taxes

Okay I know April 15th is more than a month away and many of my readers aren't even close to being in the TAX mindset yet. I know there are many more fun and interesting things to be thinking about right now but it's really time FOCUS on your TAXES! I want let you know…

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New Year’s Resolutions Update

Wow, we are 3 weeks into 2011! If you read other ADD / ADHD related blogs and Newsletters you've probably seen people telling you not to bother making New Years Resolutions because they don't work. Some people suggest you call the "Themes" instead. I even mentioned on ADD / ADHD and New Years Resolutions that…

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Understand What You Are Getting

So many people with ADD / ADHD are looking to make a fresh start for 2011. Over the last week many adults with ADD / ADHD have signed up for ADHD Coaching, ADHD Support Programs and joined ADHD Support Group. Doesn't this all sound great? Well sometimes it is and sometimes it's not. Far too…

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Affordable Help

This past week on ADHD Support Talk I interviewed Dr. Stephanie Sarkis. Dr. Sarkis is an ADHD Expert and author. Her latest book is ADD and Your Money: A Guide to Personal Finance for Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder.  We dicussed how to find afforable help when you have ADD / ADHD. If you missed…

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The Need for External Motivation

I got an email yesterday from a reader looking for help with Self-Motivation. I would like to know how to motivate myself to ACTUALLY Catch up on the stack of paperwork on my home office desk. If you've tried reminding yourself of the consequences for not getting your paper work done and you are also…

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Using Your Work Email

Yesterday I sent out an email announcement about Tuesday's Free ADDClasses.com Teleseminar : Take Control of Your Time. I was amazed at all of the work related automatic vacation responses I received.  Unless your work is specifically related to ADHD it's not a good idea to be signing up for ADHD related email lists at…

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Use a system you already know

Quick Coaching Tip from Tara Use a system you already know. It's quite common for adults with ADD / ADHD to get stuck and not know what to start with. When this happens try using system you already know. Some people say that when all else fails they do things in alphabetical order. What system…

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What have you done?

Quick Coaching Tip from Tara Pay Attention to what you have DONE. Many Adults with ADD / ADHD spend the majority of their time and energy focusing on what needs to be done. Start by spending just 5 minutes each day thinking about and recording 3-5 things that you have completed. What have you done…

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Walk it Out

If you listened to Tuesday's ADHD Coach Talk episode about Anxiety and ADD / ADHD you heard Ronda Stone talking about how beneficial exercise is for both ADHD and Anxiety. Ronda mentioned that exercise helps decrease anxiety by 50%. Ronda also mentioned that when people have ADHD it can often be challenging to exercise consistently. …

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Be Careful on Facebook

As many of my readers know I'm on Facebook. For the most part I think Facebook is a great tool to connect with people. As I pointed out in my post The Evils of Facebook it can also be very time consuming and has numerous way to distract people. People also need to be very…

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