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Less vs More: Find the Best Balance

December 10th, 2010 Comments off

We live in an age of plenty where we have access to more websites, movies, books, etc. than we will ever be able to get to. Feeling less overwhelmed involves making smart choices and accepting that we won’t get to it all.

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A Happy Relationship in Twelve Jokes or Less

October 26th, 2010 Comments off

This is a recording of my 75 minute presentation for Baltimore CHADD. Lots of fun, lots of laughs, and lots of good lessons. Enjoy.

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Acting With Integrity is an Inside Job

October 11th, 2010 Comments off

Acting with integrity requires us to deal with our own issues, but gives us much more control over what we do and what happens in our lives.

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A Century of ADHD: We’re Finally Getting It Right

October 4th, 2010 Comments off

Our understanding of the condition that we now call ADHD has evolved over the last hundred years. The slow evolution of ADHD as a diagnosis may explain why it took so long for you to be diagnosed.

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Is ADHD the Same in Men and Women? (Pretty Much)

September 21st, 2010 Comments off

ADHD is still more likely to be diagnosed in males than in females, even though the condition creates the same information-processing weaknesses in both genders.  However, society places different expectations on men than on women, so because their demands are different, their struggles can be, too.

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A Happy Relationship in Five Jokes or Less

September 14th, 2010 Comments off

I’m doing something a little different here. I will be talking about improving your relationship, but using some jokes to illustrate some important points, so hopefully that makes it more fun (and helps the lessons stick better, too).

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Should You Take Your Meds Every Day?

September 6th, 2010 Comments off

Some people take days off of their ADHD meds. We discuss the reasons why you should or shouldn’t do this.

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ADHD Awareness Week: Be a Part of It!

August 30th, 2010 Comments off

ADHD Awareness Week is September 13-17. Let’s talk about why it matters and perhaps how you can help spread the word.

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Making the Most of Educational Opportunities

August 23rd, 2010 Comments off

There are lots of good places to learn about ADHD so we’re going to talk about what your options are and how to make the most of them. (With guest Marie Paxson, Immediate Past President of CHADD)

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Why I Hate Twitter and Other Constant Intruders

August 17th, 2010 Comments off

Technology brings lots of intrusions into our attention. I talk about how to make some good choices about what you let into your life.

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