On a Scale of One to Ten…

A lot of times when we feel overwhelmed, at our worst, or generally feeling stuck, it can feel hard to get out of. In this state we tend to use vague language or all-or-nothing language. It’s easy to do without realizing it. This self-talk may feel like our only option, or we may not even … Continue reading On a Scale of One to Ten…

Self-Advocacy

This week I want to talk about something that intimidates many people both with and without ADHD: self-advocacy. Confrontation is intimidating for a lot of people. Even just speaking up can be a challenge. It requires you to tackle boundaries and people pleasing tendencies. Self-Advocacy is as hard as it is important. You might be … Continue reading Self-Advocacy

Talk to Yourself How You Would Talk to a Friend

A lot of times individuals with ADHD, and even individuals who don’t have ADHD, can engage in very negative self-talk. With ADHD some of that negative self-talk can be about symptom frustration, or due to rejection sensitivity dysphoria. There’s a lot of different things we can do to help stop this negative self-talk. One technique … Continue reading Talk to Yourself How You Would Talk to a Friend

What do I need today? 

Some days, even when you have all your systems in place, your ducks in a row, your long-term and short-term goals organized, it can all still feel overwhelming. Maybe you need a self-care day, a moment to recharge, or some degree of a break when you’ve reached this overwhelm overload. When it all feels like … Continue reading What do I need today?