How To Make Positive Changes

You are the only person who can make positive changes in your life. Inside my groups there has been a lot of talk lately about changing our patterns of behavior and thinking. Here is a sampling of what these women tell me are the changes they want to make: “I want to create a morning […]

The Best Cleaning Products

I am not a fabulous housekeeper. There are clutter piles in my living room. My hair covers the bathroom floor. And there are definitely dust bunnies under my furniture. Cleaning is one of those things that I consider a “should.” And we all know that, “shoulds” are no fun. I should vacuum the cat litter […]

The ADHD Symptom Nobody Is Talking About

“The role of emotional management in adults with ADHD is something the DSM IV criteria don’t touch, but those of us who deal with adults with ADHD repeatedly encounter patients who have difficulty managing their emotions.”  -Dr. Thomas Brown, in Smart But Stuck   In my 20’s I found a really good therapist. I remember […]

Are You A Dreamer Or A Doer?

“Remember your dreams and fight for them. You must know what you want from life. There is just one thing that makes your dream become impossible: the fear of failure.”    -Paulo Coelho For nearly three years I have dreamed of creating a community for women and mothers with ADHD. In one of the several […]

A Winter Attitude Adjustment

I don’t know about you, but this time of year always feels a little depressing to me. Fall is so beautiful and inspiring, while winter is just …cold. According to the American Academy of Family Physicians 4-6% of Americans suffer each winter with Seasonal Affective Disorder, otherwise known as SAD. Another 10-20% of Americans suffer […]

What I Learned About ADHD in 2017

When I was diagnosed in 1991, ADHD was a relatively new phenomenon. My mother was a speech pathologist, so she had some knowledge of ADHD. But all of her experience centered around little boys. My younger brother was extremely impulsive and physically hyperactive, so my mother began to suspect that he needed an evaluation. When […]