September 2010

You Are Good Enough

by Brenda on September 30, 2010

Note: this post may make a few twists and turns along the way, but hopefully in the end it will make sense. Hey, you’ve got ADD - you’ll figure it out. Yesterday was one of those days. You know the kind - it was too long, and too stressful, and there was too much to [...]


Look Around You

by Brenda on September 28, 2010

Recently someone asked me how to find the motivation to clean and straighten up her house. She said that she would spend the day looking at all she had to do and yet not doing any of it. I know I can relate to that; can you? I’m afraid that the answer I gave her [...]


The Card File System for a Clean House

by Brenda on September 23, 2010

Something like 20 years ago, I discovered a book called “Sidetracked Home Executives” written by Pam Young and Peggy Jones. It literally changed my life. I went from being unorganized and constantly out of control when it came to the house to having a home that was always clean and organized (even the basement!). I [...]


ADHD in a Crisis

by Brenda on September 22, 2010

A very dear friend of mine is helping her dad through an illness right now. Getting through normal life with ADHD can be a challenge; I don’t have to tell you that. But getting through a crisis with ADHD can be even harder. The blessing is that, as hard as things might be, there is [...]

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Can You?

by Brenda on September 20, 2010

Have you seen Jennifer Hudson’s new ad for Weight Watchers? Here it is: I love that she talks about how her life used to be about “I Can’t” and now it is about “I Can”. Do you do that with your ADHD? See yourself as a deficit and a disorder? Do you say “I Can’t” [...]


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