I'm going to give you a heads up - this post is one of my most personal ones to date. This one is right from the pages of my journal so here goes... Yesterday something really interesting happened while I was meditating at my boyfriends place. I found that I totally allowed myself to become … Continue reading I’ll put my pieces back together
My favourite thing that my dad taught growing up is to go about your day with a smile on your face. Whether that be while getting groceries or waiting in line at the bank. When you are in a room with him it is like he is giving you this big ginormous hug of happy. … Continue reading Put a smile on
I have talked about RSD (rejection sensitive dysphoria) a few times now! Just in case you missed my blog posts (How To Explain Rejection Sensitivity Dysphoria & Why rejection sensitivity dysphoria makes relationships so hard) here is a quick definition: RSD is when you feel both physical and emotional pain because you experience real or perceived rejection. Now … Continue reading Desire smuggling; RSD’s cousin!
Procrastivity! It's the idea that we procrastinate by doing something else that is productive, like tasks around the house. Example: doing laundry when the high priority is writing your paper due tomorrow. I first heard this term while listening to the talk from J. Russell Ramsay in the ADHD Women's Palooza. Here are some of … Continue reading Procrastivity and what it means for us with ADHD
Do you appear put together and successful? I was having a conversation the other day and I was explaining that I have ADHD and what it is like working with my clients. She was so surprised that I have ADHD because you "cannot tell" since I appear so put-together. Everything about my ADHD is internalized … Continue reading Outward appearance of success
Have you ever heard that before? "Do the one thing". Well, today (I am writing this on a Monday) my brain is in TOTAL overdrive. My anxiety is sky high and I don't feel like I am able to do anything. Every.single.task. seems overwhelming!! I can trace todays overwhelm to two things: Going away for … Continue reading Doing one thing when you have ADHD
Re-sparkalize! You know when you are in your space and you just aren't digging it anymore... Your productivity is lacking and you just don't want to do the work. I just went through this today! My office is situated at the back of the house and does not get the beautiful sun throughout the day … Continue reading Why it’s important to re-sparkalize when you have ADHD!
For those of you that follow me on Instagram, you may already know but one month ago I decided to dive headfirst into my mountain of clothes! The reason why I have waited a month to blog about it is because I wanted to test myself and see if I would actually stick with the … Continue reading Marie Kondo for ADHD
It's been a little over a year now since I decided to dive in headfirst and "get my shit together". Let me just start this off by saying it is not easy! I didn't just flick a magical wand and tada my life is now magically planned! I need to actively plan every.single.day. and update my plan multiple times a day. … Continue reading Gain back your control; plan away!
Wooohooo! As of today, January 25th 2019, it has officially been one year since our first in-person adult ADHD support group meeting. How did it all start? Let me give you a bit of a back story... Why I wanted to start a support group In October of 2017 I came across a video "Failing at Normal" … Continue reading Why being part of an ADHD support group is so AWESOME!