The Lazy Girls’ Guide To Crushing Your Executive Functions

Poor executive function has a tremendous negative impact on our lives. The problem is, when you have ADHD your executive functions are impaired. It kinda is what it is you know? Living this way is terribly frustrating. And exhausting. I have been reading and learning as much as I possibly can about executive function. What […]

How Poor Executive Function Can Show Up In Your Life

How does poor executive function show up in your life? Consider this: Living with ADHD is all about self-regulation. Or lack thereof. How many of us have good self regulation? In the book Taking Charge of Adult ADHD, Russel Barkley explains: “Executive functions are the specific self-directed actions that we use to control ourselves…Scientists label them […]

The 5 Most Effective Ways to Maximize Your Dopamine

Dopamine has been getting a ton of press lately. Check out all the articles on psychology today. Sometimes dopamine is demonized as the primary culprit in addiction. Other times dopamine is described as the “pleasure chemical”, and the answer to our prayers. In reality, dopamine is just a neurotransmitter, a chemical, that we all have […]