Thursday, June 22, 2017

Smash Your Procrastination!

March 3, 2011 by  
Filed under Coping, Podcasts, Success!

Procrastination’s power grows quietly. It’s stealthy. It comes in under your awareness radar. Before you know it, your deadline is fast approaching and your anxiety is starting to twitch. How do you beat procrastination? You take a sledghammer to the fly and smash it before it grows. Whenever I put aside a small, simple task, I have  […]

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Read this ASAP!

February 27, 2011 by  
Filed under Coping, Ourselves, Podcasts, Success!

I need it ASAP!! You have to get this to them ASAP!! Four words. As Soon As Possible. The implication of ASAP is that the task at hand is so important, we don’t even have time to sound out the words. We are putting an easy label on the priority of this request. Too easy, if you ask […]

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Where did ADHD Hunter go this time?

February 11, 2011 by  
Filed under Coping

For those of you who have been watching closely, there was another lapse in my posting to this site. You will notice that I had talked about PJ and attempts to have him admitted for in-patient help. (see What is Good ADHD Parenting?) That was my last post for about one year. Things turned sharply […]

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Keeping ADHD Perfection in Check

February 8, 2011 by  
Filed under Coping, Ourselves, Success!

How do we self-monitor to balance our ADHD perfectionism and getting the job done? Shooting for Perfect There is room in life for self-expression in a perfect manner. If we enjoy some art or other hobby in our free time, perfection should be taken as far as we want. True perfection is infinite. It can […]

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Give Them the Chance to Prove you Wrong!

February 1, 2011 by  
Filed under Our Kids

Do we set our expectations to firmly in the ground? Do we always know what our kids will do? Are there times where we unfairly limit our kids based upon our beliefs? Once in a while, we have to give them the chance to prove us wrong – very wrong. My son PJ recently went […]

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What is Good ADHD Parenting?

January 9, 2010 by  
Filed under Coping, Our Kids

Many of you know PJ, our 12 year old son. To help those who are less familiar, PJ was diagnosed with ADHD at 6. As he grew older, other conditions came to light: Asperger’s, anxiety, periodic mild depression, school avoidance and as of late, school refusal. He has gone from one medication for ADHD to […]

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Keep Your Eye on the Prize

January 7, 2010 by  
Filed under Coping, Ourselves, Success!

Are you the type who has this inner conflict: You have the ability to hyperfocus, but due to your distractibility that focus is often misplaced? I don’t know about you, but I find it real easy to throw myself into a task with great abandon. The only problem is that the task I choose may […]

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What Meaningful, Positive Changes Have You Planned?

January 5, 2010 by  
Filed under Ourselves, Success!

The buzz for the last week or so – just like the year before and the year before that – has been about “resolutions”.  A resolution could be defined as a decision to do something or to behave in a certain way.  So many of us, each year, talk about what we will do different […]

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10 Rules for Working with My ADHD Kids: Episode #4

December 28, 2009 by  
Filed under Podcasts

Episode #4 – End the Tug-of-War

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The Lie Behind the ADHD Hunter

December 16, 2009 by  
Filed under Ourselves

OK – I’m outing myself. I am not some Super-Dad. Nor have I beaten ADHD. The guy with the cape doesn’t exist. As the ADHD Hunter, I do know what we have had better success with. And equally, we have had massive failure moments. Perfection is unattainable. The message here is not “Be Perfect” or […]

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