Dr B's Musings & Living Beyond ADHD Podcast

How to Help ADHD Without Medications Aug 03, 2022

If you’re an active listener to my “Living Beyond ADHD” podcast, you’ve often heard me say: “There are no skills in pills!” And while that statement is true, I don’t want to imply in any way that I’m for or against ADHD medications. These...

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A Student Case Study: The UK Access to Work Grant Application Process Jun 17, 2022

A few months ago, I wrote a blog post about the Access to Work Grant (ATW). This UK-program grant comes under the Government Department of Pensions. It is specifically designed to offer assistance if you have a ‘disability’ or ‘health condition’ that hinders your...

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Typical ADHD Treatment Plans Completely Miss THIS… May 21, 2022

Did you know that ADHD diagnoses among U.S. adults are growing four times faster than are ADHD diagnoses among children (26.4% increase among children compared to 123.3% among adults.) (1)

Also, according to some sources fewer than 20% of adults with ADHD are currently diagnosed and/or treated....

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How To Take a Leap Of Faith May 07, 2022

I spend a lot of time talking with people about the changes they want to see in their lives and about the person that they’re trying to become someday. So much time is wasted on the idea of ‘someday this or someday that” in our lives. For most, “someday” is no day at...

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The 5 Ways of Coaching Apr 23, 2022

Maybe you remember your favorite coach--the one who believed in you, who saw in you what you could not see in yourself? That coach pushed you to try new things, to move a little faster, and to dig a little deeper within yourself–all so that you’d become stronger. We can all appreciate...

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The Myth of the Quick Fix Mar 19, 2022

During the last few decades our society has been conditioned to the phenomena of the quick fix (AKA “life hacks''). With smartphones, computers, Google, microwaves, smart cars, and the multitude of technology at our fingertips, it seems natural that we’d gravitate towards finding the...

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Where's The Easy Button? Feb 18, 2022

Carl Sagan called Earth a “pale blue dot.” I imagine looking at the Earth from the far reaches of outer space and seeing all the frenetic energy of billions of people going about their lives. But where are we going? So often it feels like we are spinning our wheels in a crazy cycle...

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Mrs. Chaos and Mr. Order: Married Life with Executive Function Skills Feb 04, 2022

For this blog post, I’m honored to share a special piece written by the amazing Maya Lear Brewer, whose journey through life’s difficulties and commitment to constant growth is inspiring to many. Enjoy!

Recently my husband and I celebrated our 31st wedding anniversary. Unlike last...

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The Benefits of Neuro-diversity, Brain Retraining, and Thriving Personally and Professionally Jan 17, 2022

How would you feel if your employer told you to “take drugs” to increase your production at work? 

Living with ADHD is challenging enough, but what if you weren’t aware of your condition or what if your employer didn’t appreciate your strengths and focused only on...

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Feeling Uncomfortable? Maybe It’s Time For Growth. Jan 07, 2022

Do you ever feel closed in, like your life just isn’t happening the way you expected?

Maybe you wonder about the missed opportunities in life or whether you can still chart a new course for yourself.

Perhaps now is the perfect time to explore whether your job is the right fit or if...

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