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Autumn Resilience

Now that Labor Day has come and gone, how do we move from “Those Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer” (Nat King Cole) to the to-do lists that autumn requires?  Whether we are returning home from actual vacations or simply getting back to the routines of daily life necessitated by Read More

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He graduated? Ivy League? I thought he had AD/HD?

Adults with ADHD can lead lives filled with accomplishment.  With a skill set tailored to address particular needs or situations, career and life success can be achieved.  Coaching can assist an individual with ADHD to learn new skills and overcome daily distractions and challenges. Michael’s father, Pete, called me one Read More

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Time Management: Even Successful Attorneys Need Help

Many people associate ADHD with childhood learning disabilities.  Few understand that, until one learns the skills necessary to address particular needs, ADHD often sabotages work and career success.  Coaching is a way to learn new skills within the context of a safe and supportive relationship. Bob was in his mid Read More

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AD/HD: Capturing the Creative Edge

It is brave to work with a coach, to determine to make changes in one’s behavior that will bring one’s life to more satisfying places.  I am glad that William chose to trust me to assist him. William is a writer.  I will always remember the first thing he said Read More

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To Medicate or Not To Medicate: That is the ADHD Question

With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), to medicate or not to medicate has always been the question. What is a parent to do when even the experts cannot agree on the answer? In a recent Washington Post article, “Still More Questions Than Answers About How to Treat ADHD,” author Arlene Karidis states Read More

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It’s Summer Time!

In the words of Nat King Cole, “Roll out those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer…” Just the thought of transitioning to fun in the sun is enough to make most of us lose our focus. Add a little AD/HD, some learning differences, and/or other executive functioning challenges to the Read More

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School Daze

“The only thing that is constant is change.”  — Heraclitus For many of us, the fall season signals major change. Most notably, students have transitioned from summer mode to school mode. The lazier days of summer are a distant memory and months of hard work loom on the horizon.  Initially, most Read More

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Summertime and the Living Is Easy!

“Nothing will work unless you do.” – Maya Angelou. Not!  At least this is not always the case.  While immersed in the multiple tasks and demands of our daily lives throughout most of the year we anticipate and long for the space that summer promises.  Whether it be a one Read More

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A Brilliant Perspective on Bullying

All Bullying Begins With Disconnection This gifted teacher connects loneliness with bullying and creates an ingenious way to take action.  This may be the most important piece you ever read.  What can YOU do to promote “kindness and bravery” among the people in your life? http://www.today.com/moms/love-ninja-one-teachers-amazing-strategy-stop-bullying-fight-loneliness-2D12035654

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Happy Holidays!

“Every day brings a choice: to practice  stress or to practice peace.” – Joan Borysenko Happy Holidays! I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving and are looking forward to the holiday season and 2014 with hope and optimism.  With as much celebration and fun as this season brings, it can Read More

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