Structured Holiday Routines for ADHD Adults
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Structured Holiday Routines for ADHD Adults

Living with ADHD as an adult can present unique challenges, especially during the holiday season. Creating structured holiday routines can help minimize the chaos and overwhelm you might otherwise experience during this time of year. ADHD, or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, is a neurodevelopmental condition that affects a person’s ability to focus, organize, and manage time. One…

Neurodiversity and Impulse Control
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Neurodiversity and Impulse Control

As we learn more about how brain functions differ, we understand that neurodiversity and impulse control impact how people live. Rather than seeking a one-size-fits-all solution, we realize neurodivergent people need more personalized strategies that can help them manage their impulses with confidence. These strategies acknowledge the distinctive wiring of each brain and offer a…

5 Strategies for Emotional Regulation
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5 Strategies for Emotional Regulation

Whether you are neurotypical or neurodivergent, learning how to regulate your emotions can help you navigate life’s challenges with greater ease.  Emotional regulation refers to the ability to manage and control our emotions in a healthy and productive way. It involves recognizing our emotional state, understanding the triggers that cause our emotions, and responding appropriately….

Using Routines to Boost Self-Regulation Skills
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Using Routines to Boost Self-Regulation Skills

Self-regulation and emotional regulation are two essential skills to live a healthy and productive life. If you’re neurodivergent, you might struggle with these skills in the same way you do executive functioning skills. Establishing daily routines can help you get a handle on both of these skills.  Understanding Self-Regulation and Emotional Regulation Self-regulation is the…

Emotional Regulation and Executive Function Skills
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Emotional Regulation and Executive Function Skills

Emotional regulation is the ability to manage our emotions, and it is closely linked to executive function skills. Managing our emotions is not always an easy task, but it is crucial for our overall well-being. Emotions affect our decisions, actions, and interactions with others.  Emotional regulation is about managing our emotions effectively, so they don’t…

Attention Training Techniques
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Attention Training Techniques

Attention training is an excellent method for maximizing focus and productivity. Improving your attention can also help manage executive dysfunction. What is Attention Training? Attention training is a way to improve focus and concentration, especially for those with executive dysfunction. It can help reduce stress, improve productivity, and increase creativity using a variety of techniques….

The Benefits of Deep Work
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The Benefits of Deep Work

Today, I want to talk about the benefits of deep work, a concept that can improve your attention and productivity. Deep work refers to the state of focused concentration and undistracted engagement in cognitively demanding tasks. We are constantly inundated with distractions and information overload, so cultivating deep work skills can be a game-changer for…