Exception to the Rule

Sometimes it feels like things “always” go wrong or “never” go right. We can think we may “always” feel crummy, and go down a rabbit hole of feeling powerless, stuck, or doomed forever. One tactic we can use to get out of this all or nothing thinking is to look for exceptions to this rule … Continue reading Exception to the Rule

Being Told What to Do

There’s just something about being told what to do. Especially if it was something you were going to do, or were just about to do, without being prompted or reminded. It can give the task you were about to do a sudden… unwanted or undesirable quality to it.  How do you like it when people … Continue reading Being Told What to Do

When to follow the impulse

You never know when inspiration is going to strike. It’s not always at a convenient time and doesn’t always care about your schedule. The inspiration- or impulse- can be about anything. So, how do we know when to stick to the schedule, or fallow the inspirational impulse? What’s it like to get an impulse to … Continue reading When to follow the impulse

Allowing Yourself to Fail can be Liberating

Making positive changes in our lives is going to involve some experimentation. We will have to try new things. I know, it’s terrifying, and the unfamiliar is uncomfortable. It can be especially uncomfortable if you have ADHD and need the instant gratification of success and perfection.  We might be telling ourselves, “Change takes time and … Continue reading Allowing Yourself to Fail can be Liberating