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 […]

The Year of Self Improvement

Happy New Year! I have declared 2017 The Year of Self Improvement. It’s my belief that most humans are trying to better themselves in some way. Some of us want to grow spiritually or intellectually. Others want to work on our physical fitness or mental health. Almost everything I have planned for this website in […]

Dealing With Our Big Feelings

Dealing with our Big Feelings…and that Stupid Elf   The Holiday Season is upon us. This is the season of togetherness and joy. The time of year when we give back to our community and celebrate shared traditions. And for many of us, myself included, it is the season for emotional meltdowns. Maybe it’s the […]

Holiday Gift List 2016

  Now that Black Friday is over (thank goodness!) I am ready to put out my own gift list.  The HealthyADHD Holiday Gift List is geared toward women who have trouble staying organized, but understand that we all deserve something special now and again. I included some practical items, some time management tools, some educational […]

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 […]