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The Importance of Executive Function Pre-Skills – 120 May 23, 2023

How often do you do the prep work for your tasks? Do you know what I mean by prep work? Most people I know really dislike the prep work and just want to get down to doing the task. They even feel that the prep work is a waste of their time because it isn’t getting the job done. And, they...

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Do you have the blueprints to build a new model of yourself? – 119 May 17, 2023

Do you have the blueprints to build a new model of yourself?  One of my favorite quotes is by Buckminster Fuller, who said, “You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.”  Thinking...

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Are You Prone to Rejection Sensitivity Dysphoria (RSD)? – 118 May 11, 2023

Rejection Sensitivity Dysphoria or RSD is a hot topic these days.  It is one manifestation of emotional dysregulation, which is a common but misunderstood and under-researched symptom of ADHD in adults.  Individuals with RSD feel unbearable pain (physical and...

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Does Your Rambling Make the Point? - 117 May 01, 2023

I often hear from many accomplished adults that they feel like imposters.  They have been able to hold things together and advance in their career, yet the toll on them is huge.  They have created workarounds to get the job done but fear being found out.  Work takes...

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You Don’t Need a Diagnosis or Medication to Get Results - 116 Mar 14, 2023

I’ve been giving a lot of thought to what is commonly believed to be the process we adults need to go through if we suspect ADHD. That process takes time and money. And depending on what part of the world you live in, your access to a specialist may be limited. For that reason or others,...

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I Know How Hard It Is and I Can Help You - 115 Feb 09, 2023

This episode is a little different than most.  It’s kind of a public service announcement - a message in the public interest that is meant to raise awareness about an important issue and change behavior.  This episode is dedicated to you, my listeners.

The topic was inspired by...

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Are your Underdeveloped EF Skills Hurting Your Marriage - 114 Jan 31, 2023

Whether you are dating, are in a committed relationship, living together or married, your well-developed Executive Function Skills make a difference in many aspects of your relational life.  And, even though I focus on helping you develop your Executive Function Skills for yourself, that...

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Eating an Elephant; One Bite at a Time - 113 Jan 17, 2023

Desmond Tutu once wisely said that “there is only one way to eat an elephant: a bite at a time.” What he meant by this is that everything in life that seems daunting, overwhelming, and even impossible can be accomplished gradually by taking on just a little at a time.


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Procrastinate No More – 112 Jan 10, 2023

Procrastination is simply the act of delaying or postponing something; nothing more. Most people think of procrastinating as a negative thing. We procrastinate on filing our taxes, paying our bills, keeping our homes tidy, returning phone messages and responding to important emails. We even...

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Laying a Solid Foundation with Executive Function Pre-Skills – 111 Dec 29, 2022

Hi Aspiring Achievers, 

There is a serious, widespread problem with the educational requirements in the mental health field.  Most professionals are studying the same outdated information about ADHD, Depression, Anxiety, Trauma and Addictions in preparation...

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