Tag Archives: adhd

Accessing the Power of Gratitude

“Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.” – Denis Waitley     The practice of gratitude as a tool for happiness has been often and widely talked about. Long-term studies show that gratitude is an effective tool. This […]

One Gas Burner at a Time

To people living with ADHD, doing ‘just one thing at a time’ may not seem like a luxury or wasteful, it may simply seem like an impossibility. Focusing and working on many tasks at once may seem like it’s the way it should/must be– a characteristic that’s intrinsic to your being. But it’s not.   […]

Validate and Express of Leverage ADHD System™

Validate yourself every day. How are you already successful? In what areas do you shine? People often get bogged down by the negative side of ADHD, feeling ashamed or inadequate because of it. So much energy is wasted by these negative emotions. Instead, embrace your attributes. See how valuable you really are. Practice daily affirmations […]

"Learn" & "Evaluate" of the Leverage ADHD System™

With spring in the air and flowers blossoming on the ground, I was inspired to share with you my Leverage ADHD System™ to help yourself flourish. The LEVERAGE system includes: Learn, Evaluate, Validate, Express, Reframe, Act, Grow, Explore. This month I will go over the first two components of the system—how to learn about your traits and […]

How to Leverage Your ADHD to your ADDvantage

anamwong Stock image of stairs to sky

Oftentimes, we have negative attitudes about how ADHD affects us and our self-esteem. Once your attitude about your ADHD is shifted, and you understand how your brain works you can empower yourself to embrace your strengths, and boost your self-confidence and self-efficacy. You must create an urge for yourself to do something. The best way […]

Entrepreneurs Benefit from ADHD

We’ve heard it all before, those with ADHD are disinterested with trivial and routine tasks in the workplace. But did you know the opposite could be true? The world we live in is constantly changing and evolving, and those with ADHD are best equipped to flourish in this setting. At work, entrepreneurs with ADHD are […]

Passion is the Path to Success

Ever heard the adage, “Follow your heart”? What that means is figuring out what you’re really passionate about and going after it. When you really love to do something, your motivation increases significantly, and so does your success. This is true for anyone, but particularly for people with ADHD. Not everyone is crystal clear about […]

ADHD: The Pill Does Not Equal the Skill

Multi colored pills

Many people are able to successfully manage their ADHD with medication. But for a growing segment of the population, as this recent New York Times article seems to suggest, medication alone does not always work. While it’s true that medication helps with the management of ADHD symptoms, it’s not a wholesale cure for ADHD. I […]

Seeing is Believing

Whenever I work with clients who have ADHD on goal setting, one powerful tool that I use with them is visualization. There is a region in the brain – the occipital lobe – that becomes activated when you visualize yourself performing an action. Once this area is activated, neural pathways are formed so that you […]

The Music of Your Life

Many of my clients with ADHD have told me they often feel like their life is in a constant state of chaos or crisis. To help them pinpoint the source of that frenzy, I ask them to envision their life as if it’s a symphony. I have them assign the various instruments to different realms […]