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17 February 2014 2 Comments

It’s All in How You Look at It (It’s Just a Picture)

Meatless Monday at the Art of ADD (also known as… “no meat to this post, just some potatoes”). But I would like to thank the Ground Squirrel for his witty comments and the charismatic stare he conjured up for this photo. I would also like to thank my talented son. He donated the back of […]

3 February 2014 2 Comments

The Power of Pause

What did you say again?  How did I get here? Why did I do that? What happened just now? ADDers are people in perpetual motion – motion of body, motion of thought and motion of e-motion. We are always moving in one form or another. The fact we’re seldom static makes it difficult to keep […]

3 January 2014 8 Comments

Mindfulness: What Is It?

First of all, I’ll tell you what it isn’t: difficult. It’s actually pretty simple. So simple, in fact, that I intend to describe it to you in a very short post today. Simple concepts beget simple explanations. Mindfulness is a way of improving your being. Being, in this context, refers to your entire experience of […]

30 December 2013 4 Comments

Could this New Year’s Resolution Change Your Life in 2014?

If you could make one resolution this New Year – one you could easily stick to, that would enhance all facets of your life, but require very little effort – it would be a no-brainer to make that resolution, right? We all know New Year’s resolutions are easy to make but hard to keep. Turning […]

28 November 2013 4 Comments

You Never Thought Of This Strategy To Manage Your Adult ADHD?

Don’t you ever wish that living with ADD wasn’t such a struggle? Maybe being late once in awhile, getting sidetracked in conversations or forgetting to pick up the dog from the groomers because you stayed too long at the cafe … yum, remember that unbelievable chocolate eclair you had there? The naughty little morsel of […]

10 September 2013 0 Comments

Feed Your ADHD Brain – With Vigorous Exercise

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Thanks again to my friend Alan Brown of ADD Crusher fame for another engaging guest post. If you haven’t yet checked out the resources on his website, take some time after reading this post to pop over there … his ADD resources are fantastic, especially if you want natural, entertaining and unique ways to get […]

5 September 2013 5 Comments

The Productive Adult With ADHD: 20 Tricks to Get Boring Things Done

Your to-do list weighs-in marginally lighter than a New York City phone book. Your daily accomplishments could be written on the back of a matchbook but your home looks like a Tasmanian Devil’s sweatshop in the aftermath of a hurricane. Friends assume your car’s been hijacked by the penguins of Madagascar, while the accountant wonders […]

6 August 2013 6 Comments

Four Habits that Will Get You Out of A Rut

It doesn’t need to be pointed out that I haven’t been around lately.  If you haven’t noticed, then disregard that statement. Obviously it’s you who hasn’t been around in awhile. Where have you been, by the way? As always, I like to fess up and lay it all out of the table – my thoughts […]

23 July 2013 7 Comments

Three MORE Things You’re Doing Every Day That Make Your ADHD Worse

There’s no better way to get back into something you haven’t been doing for awhile than to simply jump in the saddle. Today, I would like to thank an esteemed colleague – Alan Brown (aka the ADD Crusher) – for taking the reigns with this guest post. There are many reasons I adore Crusher’s voice, […]

12 March 2013 10 Comments

ADHD Medication Demystified by an Expert Psychiatrist

Like many adults diagnosed with ADHD, I was pretty ambivalent about taking medication at first. Of course the idea of getting focused piqued my interest, but part of me also balked at the idea. After all – I had done quite well in my life without medication until that point. But my psychiatrist had a […]