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Guest Blogger: How I Connected the Dots

Posted by Mindy Katz on October 22, 2015 in Flourish with ADHD |

To my amazement, I was diagnosed with ADHD as an adult. After all, there was no reason to think I would be. I had homeschooled four children for over ten years, earned straight A’s in all my schooling and was successful in every job I had taken with promotions gained quickly and often. I was […]

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How Do You Work? (Day21)

Posted by Mindy Katz on October 21, 2015 in ADHD at Work, Tips & Tools |

While you can’t tell from the outside looking in, experience may have told you that the ADHD brain doesn’t work the same way as the typical brain. With a different operating system, ADDers do best when they find non-typical ways to get to their goals. Take a moment and think about where and how you […]

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Practicing Mindfulness (Day 20)

Posted by Mindy Katz on October 20, 2015 in Flourish with ADHD, Tips & Tools |

This is last week of a Mindfulness Meditation program (MBSR) that I started 8 weeks ago. Having been introduced to many forms of mindfulness meditation during the course, my biggest surprise was how much I enjoyed the practice of just sitting quietly focusing on the breath. Not only do I enjoy the silent meditations, I […]

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How to Slow Down and Proceed with Caution

Posted by Mindy Katz on October 19, 2015 in ADHD at Work, Flourish with ADHD, Tips & Tools |

ADHD Awareness Month – Day 19 Sometimes we don’t even notice when our brains are going full speed ahead. We don’t realize that we might be better served if we were to slow down and proceed with caution. One way that I conceptualize the hyperactivity of the ADHD brain is to imagine it full of […]

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Starting Is The Hardest Part (Day 18)

Posted by Mindy Katz on October 18, 2015 in All about ADHD |

Guest Blogger: Tim Justice Songwriter Tom Petty wrote that “the waiting is the hardest part,” and while that may be true in relationships, there is little doubt that for millions of people struggling with mental issues, addiction, and or even making positive change, starting is the hardest part. You may have heard the moral judgement […]

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Alternative Treatment for ADHD (day 17)

Posted by Mindy Katz on October 17, 2015 in All about ADHD, Flourish with ADHD |

I am often asked about non-prescription treatments for ADHD. Sometimes they are promoted as safe alternatives to medication; however, that is not often the case. Frequently, these claims are not backed up with good scientific studies to support their claims. Stephanie Moulton Sarkis, Ph.D., in her book “Natural Relief for Adult ADHD” reviews the research […]

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ADHD Myths – BUSTED!

Posted by Mindy Katz on October 17, 2015 in All about ADHD |

Are you tired of hearing false information about ADHD? I love the list below that Jodi Sleeper-Triplett published – 11 myths and truths about ADHD. Use this information when you hear false comments about ADHD. The information and explanations below will help you fight the misinformation and stigma, MYTH: ADHD is a result of a […]

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Recap and Links to All Postings (So Far) ADHD Awareness Challenge Day 15

Posted by Mindy Katz on October 15, 2015 in ADHD at Work, All about ADHD, Flourish with ADHD, Tips & Tools |

Woo Hoo! We’ve arrived at Day 15, the halfway point in my 31 day blogging challenge for ADHD Awareness Month.  I want to take a moment to thank you for following along, and to summarize what we’ve covered so far. We’ve looked at information about ADHD – the myths, frustrations and workplace issues. I’ve shared […]

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Podcasts about ADHD, More Resources For You! (Day 14)

Posted by Mindy Katz on October 14, 2015 in Tips & Tools |

One of the great things about the ADHD community is that we understand that one size does not fit all. While there are plenty of people out there writing about ADHD, there is also a small group that are talking about it. I have listed below a few of my favorite podcasters and video producers. […]

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6 Tips for Looking Neat and Organized (Day 13)

Posted by Mindy Katz on October 13, 2015 in ADHD at Work, Tips & Tools |

As we strive to stay on top of our work and home projects we might notice how things end up piled up or strewn about. We need these visual cues to help us stay on track. Two piles can have the same papers and be in the same order; however, one can be perceived as […]

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