Clarity

Clarity. A simple word. A clear word. A difficult word. My word. My word for a year. Yes, I’m seeking clarity in 2017. Right now I’m not very good at clarity. I mean I’m driven by distractions and eluded by clarity. Until I hyperfocus with a clear agenda, I go in 100 different directions and…

Task Done

The papers are graded. I met a goal–finish grading essays before the end of 2016. Okay, so I’m going to typecast myself and lump myself with other ADHDers. Here are some things we typically hate: monotonous tasks lack of novelty reading/doing something that isn’t interesting I love my students, and I love writing. However, I…

Zapping Procrastination: Taking Action to Eliminate Distraction

A cure for procrastination? A procrastination zapper? Yeah, right. The idea seems like something for people who are different from me. Quick learners. Direction followers. Step-by-step people.  Zoom focused types. Yet when I read the blog post of Dana Rayburn, ADHD Coach, the procrastination zapper made total sense to me.  Her zap list is speaking my…

About Me & My ADHD

ADHD will always ride the road with me, but my goal is to put my ADHD in the passenger seat. Instead of letting the negative aspects of ADHD dominate me as the driving force of my world, I am grabbing the wheel and relegating my ADHD to its rightful role as the passenger. Move over ADHD–I’m grabbing the wheel.