About Bonnie Mincu

Senior Certified ADHD Coach, Founder of "Thrive with ADD," Bonnie has been coaching adults with ADD / ADHD traits since 2001. She has developed numerous training programs to help with the challenges of Adult Attention Deficit Disorder.

Here are my most recent posts

No, there’s NOT time for “one more thing!”  What you think will take just two  minutes is probably at least 10.

Download Free report:  “11 Reasons for ADD / ADHD Lateness”

ADHD people may focus best in public places

Waiting for the dentist?  I did my most productive and focused work all week during 45 minutes on my laptop in the dentist’s waiting room.

In fact, in that short time I got much more done than I would have in my home office….

The ADHD Could-Should Dilemma

Anna knew that having so many talents and possibilities for her life – coupled with ADD — could be both a blessing and a curse.   No matter which route she chose, she would feel that perhaps she should be taking a different direction.

The number of possibilities that you COULD do might be overwhelming. When you couple that with worry about what you SHOULD do, you can spend a long time doing nothing.

Video: What Triggers Your ADHD Overwhelm?

Mini-Training Video #2:  “What Triggers You?”

Many people with ADD / ADHD become overwhelmed when having to deal with information in a modality that is awkward for them.  It’s hard to focus on a lecture if you’re a “visual” person, or to learn from reading a dense manual if you require hands-on practice….

How to Stop ADHD Overwhelm - Mini Video

Mini-training video #1:  How to Stop ADHD Overwhelm

There’s no one-size-fits-all techniques for breaking through overwhelm.   The solutions that will work for you must be based on the cause of your overwhelmed feeling, in that moment.  And it may have resulted from a different kind of difficulty that came first.  Is your overwhelm the chicken… or the egg?….

Attention Overwhelm Disorder

Overwhelm keeps 88% of ADD / ADHD adults from getting started, according to The Procrastination Survey.

Surprisingly, unmotivated procrastination is much less of a problem than distraction and inability to plan…

ADHD Procrastination... or mentally stuck?

We can be world-class procrastinators when we’re unmotivated.  But more often, ADD/ADHD adults have trouble getting started for many reasons that have nothing to do with attitude or motivation!  This mental paralysis is different for every individual.  Discover what’s really holding you back with The Procrastination Survey

 

Do you have plans for a project this summer?  You may THINK you’ll finally turn your attention to that project you’ve been putting off.  But it doesn’t usually work out that way.  In fact, just the opposite…

Depression and Undiagnosed ADHD

A significant number of patients diagnosed with depression may in fact have undiagnosed ADHD.  Even doctors confuse them.

Parenting with ADD/ADHD

Do you sometimes despair that your ADD traits make you a poor role model for your kids?

What if all this forgetfulness, the misplacing of things and your otherwise scatterbrained missteps turned out to not be such a bad thing after all?