Executive Function: a set of processes that all have to do with managing oneself and one's resources in order to achieve a goal. It is an umbrella term for the neurologically-based skills involving mental control and self-regulation.Read More
Finally: a super short video about electronic devices that outlines how to take the “bad cop” out of your parenting so you can focus on a loving relationship with your child. Mind Coach NOLA high recommends watching!
What else do you do to set boundaries around your children's (or your own) technology use?Read More
OMG! Exams are almost here! It’s the final sprint to the finish. Just a few more tests, projects, and papers: the last chances to bring up that GPA. And then, before you know it, it’s exam week!
"10 Secrets to Studying Smarter with ADHD" at ADDitude Magazine offers some excellent strategies to nail it. My clients have used some or all of these and they really do work! You can do it!Read More
Not everyone who struggles with executive function skills has ADHD. And not everyone who has ADHD chooses to take medication. My personal experience is that the right medications can work wonders, but should only change you as much as eyeglasses. Eyeglasses correct your vision but not your personality. Medications enhance your ability to organize your creative ideas, to remember the ideas and to stay with the conversation. You remain true to yourself, just in a more focused and organized manner.Read More
What would it be like to be your keys? Would you have a nice cozy place to call home? Or would you be a nomad, wandering and hiding in all sorts of interesting places? Here are some tips to help you stay organized and save time. My favorite tip? Invest in a trash can (or recycling bin) and use it mercilessly!Read More