How Poor Executive Function Shows Up In Your Life

  Poor executive function will show up in your life, there is no way around that. Living with ADHD is all about self-regulation. Or lack thereof. In the book Taking Charge of Adult ADHD, Russel Barkley explains: “Executive functions are the specific self-directed actions that we use to control ourselves…Scientists label them differently, but executive […]

If you have ADHD, you have executive function disorder

  ADHD, executive function disorder, whatever you want to call it – if you have ADHD, you also have executive function disorder. “It’s not that people with ADHD and Executive Function Disorder don’t know what to do, it’s that somehow it does not get done.” – Russell Barkley, PhD I’ve always liked Dr. Barkley’s ability […]

Connection Heals: ADHD and PTSD

ADHD and PTSD together are showing up more and more in my work with the ADHD community. My entire business is based on creating connection, so obviously I want to learn how to better serve my clients, and educate people on the connection between the two diagnoses. So why not do a podcast on the subject? […]

Can Untreated ADHD Shorten Your Life?

  If you follow me on Instagram then you know that I attended the Annual International Conference on ADHD a couple weeks ago. I love this event. The speakers are interesting, people are friendly, and you really get a sense of community. Next year the conference will be in Philadelphia and I would love to […]

What Is ADHD Like?

I get this question all the time. “What is ADHD like?” Or phrased differently, “What does it feel like to have ADHD?” It’s very hard to describe to someone who has never lived this way. The easiest way for me to explain it is to come up with a metaphor. ADHD is like holding 100 […]