Tag Archives: Mindfulness

Were You Lucky Enough to Wake Up Twice this Morning?

I was lucky enough to wake up twice this morning.  The first time, when the alarm went off and the second around 6:30 AM when I completed a short but impactful mindfulness meditation. No, I’m not someone who diligently practices mindfulness every morning. (If you are, I have a great deal of regard for you […]

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Top Five Conference Take Aways – 2014

I make a point of attending several professional conferences each year.  This year I chose the International Coach Federation Conference in Cleveland in June, the Institute for Challenging Disorganization‘s Conference in Nashville in September and the International CHADD Conference in Chicago in November, where I also presented with colleague Sue West on the topic of […]

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Creating Peace of Mind This Holiday Season

There’s a saying that, ” you can’t buy peace of mind.”  Probably true, but you can create it.  In fact, creating / experiencing peace of mind has been a recurring theme for me over the past week or so. Yesterday was filled with work obligations, but the opportunity presented itself to invite my parents and […]

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Refeathering NOT Empty Nesting

We dropped off our twins off at college this week.  For the first time since September of 1994 there are no children living in our house.  My husband and I have had countless people comment to us over the past few weeks about how we would soon be empty nesters.  The more I hear the […]

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Mindfulness – A Powerful Tool for Dealing with ADHD

I’ve written previously about what a positive effect the introduction of mindfulness into my life has been. I recently finished the iBooks version of the The Mindfulness Prescription for Adult ADHD: An 8-Step Program for Strengthening Attention, Managing Emotions, and Achieving Your Goals, by Dr.Lidia Zylowska a board-certified psychiatrist who specializes in adult psychiatry, mindfulness-based therapy […]

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My Favorite Things: Buddha Board

My new favorite tool for bringing mindfulness, fun and creativity to change is my Buddha Board. Per the Buddha Board website, this board is “based on the Zen concept of living in the moment. You simply paint on the surface with water and your creation will come to life in bold design. Then, as the water slowly […]

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Five Rules for Living Well with ADHD

I presented at a local CHADD meeting a number of months ago on the topic: “Stump the Organizer”, which translates as, “Participants,  bring your best organizing questions and we’ll try to solve them together.”  I’ve learned over the years that those of us with ADHD often share many of the same organizing challenges and we can […]

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A Moment of Mindfulness: Tracing a Labyrinth

I am making a commitment to mindfulness in my life.  For me, this means I am doing my best to spend more time being present, in the moment, concentrating on single tasking, as opposed to multitasking.  Mindfulness is challenging for anyone, but especiallly those of us with ADHD. Studies are showing that mindfulness can benefit those […]

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