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 […]

A Self-Improvement Checklist

After declaring this the Year of Self-Improvement, it occurred to me that I should try to define self-improvement for all of us. It wouldn’t be fair of me to just write that and then not explain my thinking behind it. Coming up with a definition was harder than I expected. For me self-improvement means creating […]

Confessions of an ADHD Blogger

Confessions of an ADHD Blogger After a year and a half of sharing my life, I suddenly realized that I have never explained where A Dose of Healthy Distraction came from. So this is the story of a blog. Can we say, ADHD? I should have written this post ages ago. Instead I taught myself […]

ADHD Is Not An Excuse

My friend Kerri recently put up this post. Which made me think I should update my own. Thanks Kerri! Every so often I hear someone use ADHD as an excuse for some action or behavior they regret.  The people that say this type of thing often do not have ADD.  And if they do there are […]

6 Dynamic Tools for Living with Adult ADHD

I have this little Facebook group. We talk about almost every topic under the sun in our group from mood swings to our significant others to our children. What I love about us is that we help each other work through day-to-day issues without judgment. Aside from the “no judgment” zone I also value is […]