"Right Goal, Wrong Strategy: 11 New Treatment Ideas" offers a quick slide show with ideas to help you become more productive. My faves: find a cheerleader, spark interest, change the format, creative competition and find an accountability partner.Read More
Happy New Year!
Are you ready for a new and improved you? Let's start the new year off right with some self-reflection. Take a few minutes (or a few pages) to think about how you would answer the following questions:Read More
I saw this sign near the railroad tracks and immediately thought of transitions. Some of us fear them. Change can be difficult, but if you know it’s coming, it’s doesn’t have to feel like a rough crossing. It can be smooth sailing. In fact, just having a positive mindset can make a huge difference already. Something different is coming. Woohoo! Adventure awaits! Bring it on! What do I need to do to get ready?Read More
Are you stuck on a college major? Or just stuck in general? Maybe it's time to switch careers or add a new one to your resume. ADDitude Magazine has published a list of careers that work well with the innovator brain titled "8 Dream Jobs for the Easily Bored and Consistently Creative."Read More
Innovator Brains dream BIG and often. You are the creators, inventors, and writers of our future. Turning a dream into a reality requires action... and that can be so, so hard. You have to figure out what needs to be done, break down the action items into smaller tasks, think about what resources you need, and then put it all in order. And you have to follow through and do it all on time. Who can help you make your dream a reality? Me!Read More
In previous blog posts, we've been discussing how you know when you're done with your ADHD Coach or Life Coach. Adela Baker of Mind Coach NOLA has offered her checklist of skills the client has successfully acquired. She has also responded to the question, "What if I relapse? Can I come back to Mind Coach NOLA?"
For part three of this series, let's hear excerpts from an array of Mind Coach NOLA clients (high school students with ADHD, parents of children diagnosed with ADHD, and adults who wanted to refine their career goals) on how they knew they were done working with Adela as their ADHD Coach or Life Coach:Read More
Hey there. How are you doing? There's a lot of sadness in our world this week, after Sunday's shooting in Las Vegas, and sometimes the heaviness of the world, compounded with struggles in our personal lives, can feel deeply overwhelming!
For adults with ADHD (and adults without ADHD): it's okay to ask for help. Everyone is good at something and no one is good at everything. You may not be an expert in organizing, planning, or time management but you ARE an expert at being you.Read More