Find Your Motivational Fuel

I have a motivational problem.  At work, at home and even sometimes with this website. The realization that I am not alone with this led me to believe that I should do some research. At first, I thought my lack of motivation had everything to do with having ADHD. Now I am thinking that the […]

The Art of Failing Forward: How to Redefine Success

Some adults with ADHD have very successful careers. Others struggle with a variety of issues including “Distractibility, impulsivity, hyperactivity, poor memory, boredom, time management issues, and difficulty handling long-term projects”….among other things. Source In case you haven’t noticed I am kind of a mess.  But I am the type of mess that you cannot see […]

6 Reasons Why ADHD Adults Hate Mornings

** This post contains affiliate links. This means that if you click on a link and then make a purchase this site might get a small commission. This commission will not cost you anything and will be used to support the site. This year my son started kindergarten in our local district. Because I work […]

5 Practical Reasons Why Women Hide Their ADHD

Last summer I was stopped at a red light in my hometown and I noticed this guy walking around. He had a receding hairline and was wearing a long sleeved windbreaker and matching pants In 90+ degree weather.  He was pacing around talking to himself alone. I don’t think I am going to lose my […]

Crush Your Limiting Beliefs

Before I launched my Meal Planning Service I spent approximately six months procrastinating due to my own fear. (And limiting beliefs.) My fears ranged from practical to totally paranoid. Here are some of them: Nobody will believe that I can really do this. I don’t know how to “sell” things. I’m not a good cook. […]

Is Procrastination Related To ADHD?

**This post contains affiliate links.   I was going to write an article about the ADHD brain and procrastinating. But then I thought, “Nah, I need to keep researching and reading, then I’ll be ready.” So I kept researching and reading. While doing so I had the opportunity to hear Dr. Kim Kensington of procrastinationdoctor.com do […]

ADHD Coaching Is Really Worth Your Time and Money

I could give you at least three excuses for why I have never tried to work with an ADHD Coach. First, I have always assumed that coaching is outside of my price range. Second, I have always wanted to handle things myself. Because that works so well. (insert sarcasm.) Third, I thought having a coach […]

Motivation and Setting Priorities

Updated January, 2017 It seems we are all having some issues with motivation and setting priorities. In particular, we seem to have a hard time managing our time. I get a ton of emails asking questions about motivation and and how to actually get something (anything) done. Perhaps we should define the issues more clearly. […]

Me Myself And I

It’s been a while since I came out as ADHD on this blog. I spent so long hiding my ADHD I figure I might as well share some things about myself that most people would not know. I’ve spent some time lately trying to figure out how self-reflection can fit into my year of self-improvement. Journaling […]

5 Terrific Reasons To Start A Journal

* This post may contain affiliate links. All proceeds support adoseofhealthydistraction.com. Journaling isn’t a new concept for most of us. But the idea of starting one and then keeping up with it is a bit daunting. At least for me it is? But journaling is one of my big self-improvement goals for the year so […]