Dr B's Musings & Living Beyond ADHD Podcast

7 Myths of Executive Functioning Apr 09, 2022

What do you think of when you hear the terms “Executive Functioning” or “Executive Function skills?” 

It sounds like language reserved for high-level professionals, CEOs, VPs and other upper-level management positions, doesn’t it?

Or maybe its language used in...

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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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How the Mental Health Field Falls Short in Helping Us at a Deeper Level – 096 Mar 04, 2022

If you’ve ever been disappointed or frustrated with the information or care you’ve received for your mental health and well-being, stay tuned.

Carl Jung said, “I feel it is the duty of one who goes his own way to inform society of what he finds on his voyage of...

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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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If Failing Isn’t an Option, What Would You Do? - 094 Jan 18, 2022

The title of this episode is a real question I am posing to all of my listeners.  If you knew that you would not fail once again to achieve your desired outcome, what would you do?  Would you tell yourself that’s not possible because you always fail?  Or, would you be...

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Are You Letting 2022 Be Another Year of Underachieving? - 093 Jan 17, 2022

Achieving your goals is connected to how well-developed your EF skills and strategies are, and if they’re not well-developed, well, you know the rest of the story.

And I get it.  Getting the right help for yourself is a Catch-22.  It’s challenging because the very skills...

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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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Work life with ADHD and underdeveloped executive function skills Dec 17, 2021

Work life with ADHD and under-developed Executive Function skills is chaotic and challenging enough, but what if you found yourself putting everyone else’s needs above your own?  Saying ‘yes’ to everything…

What if your employer didn’t know how to make room for...

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Developing EF Skills Is Easy & What A Difference It Can Make! - 091 Dec 07, 2021

I have something a little different for you today.  I did a live video last Friday, and people said it was great, so I turned it into a podcast episode so you all could benefit as well.

As you may have heard me say before, you don’t have to have a diagnosis or even suspect ADHD to...

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Harness "Conscious Focusing" as Your Superpower! - 088 Sep 14, 2021

If you could get yourself to focus when and where you need to AND could shift your state or feelings so you feel like doing things you’ve planned, when it’s time to take action, would having those skills change your life?  If you’re like other adults I’ve asked over...

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