An ADHD Aha on Managing Time

As an ADHD and attention coach, I try to focus on paying attention to what YOU’RE paying attention to. I focus on individuality, and more importantly, I focus on achieving the Aha! Not everyone has the Aha! moment at quite the same time or in the same way. For some, it comes quickly and suddenly while for others there may be a gradual process or build up that leads to an Aha! moment.

Laura, one of my clients, was gracious enough to share her experience that led to her Aha! moment and also led to the development of a time management system that works wonders for her. Continue reading “An ADHD Aha on Managing Time”

Celebrating the Aha! (Meet Aha! Bob)

16-FlatVSroundWORLDTime to celebrate! After years of searching for the Aha! we found it in the Aha! Let me explain. Most individuals come to me for coaching, looking for me to wave some magic wand, prescribe a solution, or cheer them on as they just try harder. They are at a loss when I explain how “hard” is overrated, that I don’t know what will work for them, and that ADHD is not a deficit of attention. Bewildered, they go off to find something that looks more like a magic wand or someone to pressure them to conform to a habit or dictate what to do. As you can imagine, it wasn’t the best marketing strategy. Continue reading “Celebrating the Aha! (Meet Aha! Bob)”

Is It Not Obvious?

Isn’t it obvious that ADD is a deficit of attention? After all, it is in the title. Not so, says Dr. Russell Barkley one of the foremost experts in ADD. Recently on Attention Talk Video, I was able to interview Dr. Barkley on the topic.

Check out what he has to say and leave your comments. I’d love to get your thoughts.

Insights on the Aha! Moment

digcoaching-lightbulpThe Aha! moment (a/k/a Eureka!, an insight epiphany, the “I get it,” the light bulb) refers to the human experience of suddenly understanding a previously incomprehensible problem or concept.

The term “Aha!” is used to describe the process in problem solving when a previously unsolvable puzzle becomes suddenly clear and obvious, transitioning from not understanding to spontaneous comprehension accompanied by an exclamation of joy or satisfaction. Continue reading “Insights on the Aha! Moment”