Think Different. A lesson in harnessing our strengths

If you tend to “think different” – such as with many individuals with ADHD – you’ll appreciate the article below about Steve Jobs, who, as most of you know, passed away earlier this month.

Steve Jobs was the perfect example of someone who successfully harnessed their unique strengths and used them to his advantage...

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5 Mac apps that focus on managing procrastination

Since posting a blog entry introducing you to Evernote, many of our clients have come forward with an unbelievable number of ADHD-friendly apps that focus on managing procrastination – most of which are for Macs. Sorry PC, as of now it looks like you’re not quite up to speed – if those commercials taught us anything, you’re kind of like Mac’s nerdy older brother...

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Difficult Behaviours in ADHD Children: 3 essential questions to ask yourself when they happen

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If you have or work with ADHD children, you know that difficult behaviours can sometimes be par for the course.

About a month ago on the blog post Outbursts and Meltdowns: ADHD children do well if they can, we introduced you to child psychologist Dr. Ross Greene, and his argument that children with behavioral or learning struggles are often “lacking skills, not motivation...”

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Learning to say NO: 6 tips to help curb over-commitment

image Despite being aware of the consequences of over-commitment, ADHD adults tend to have a difficult time saying no to others. In the moment, it can be all too easy to let the word ‘yes’ slip out.

We all know to ‘just say no’ to drugs. That’s an easy one. Most of us also know to ‘just say no’ to acid wash jeans and denim cut-off shorts for men. So why is it so hard, then, to wrap our heads around the idea that it’s also okay to ‘just say no’ to seemingly innocent requests that eat up your time and resources?...

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