When you report to a boss – and want to keep your job — the expectations of the organization can replace the need for motivation.  But what do you do if there is no boss or deadline?

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.

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…

Waiting for Permission ADHD Adult Waiting for Approval  
Do you feel the need for approval or permission in order to move forward…

Who is talking loudest inside your head? Imagine you have a number of different characters living in your brain. One…

Two Tools to Make Packing Easy How many times have you planned a trip and swore you’d get your packing…

Adult ADHD Video-Dog Tasks What motivates you to procrastinate? Series of Short Videos for Adult ADHD Chances are, if you’re an adult with ADD…