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ADHD Bedtime Routine: How To Create One You Don’t Hate

Electronics can disrupt an ADHD bedtime routine. person in bed using an electronic device, information is glowing all around them and lighting up the dark room

Creating an ADHD bedtime routine was a struggle for me. Routine used to be a dirty word in my house. I would create a routine, get bored, and fall out of love with it. Then I would feel like I failed. Then I would try again with a new routine. This repetition made me feel…

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Adult Coloring: Stress Relief At the End of A Colored Pencil (PLUS a free coloring book for you!)

I love adult coloring books. I did not always, but this coloring thing has been a trend for so long now that it has managed to break through my hardened skepticism about new trendy things. Some studies show that coloring helps to relieve stress and anxiety and even produces positive changes in heart rates and…

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Double Trouble: Navigating Life As A Gifted Kid With ADHD

I make jokes all the time about how being an adult is a scam. It’s funny how we long for the day when we become the masters of our own destinies only to discover that being the master of your own destiny is NOT as fun as it looks from the outside. Being a grownup…

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How to Guard Your Yes (and know when you haven’t been doing it!)

Learning to say no puts you in charge of your time and other resources. I call this practice “guard your yes with your life.” When you’ve learned to guard your yes, you feel a MILLION times better because you’re not as overwhelmed as you once were. Boundaries are essential to your health and happiness. They…

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Self Care: How to Recharge After Dealing With Difficult People

I used to be a magnet for difficult people. The toxic people who are frustrating to everyone. The selfish kind with no type of empathy. The narcissistic kind who try to run smear campaigns on me when I finally get sick of their sh*t. If there is a type of jerk for a person to…

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How to Clean a Kitchen the ADHD Friendly Way

Picture of mismatched plates. Keeping dishes and plates organizedhow to clean a kitchen

“Everyone knows how to clean a kitchen,” I can hear some of you saying. That’s part of the problem. When it is assumed that everyone knows how to do something, people grow into adulthood where they’re too ashamed to admit to their lack of knowledge. Trust me, there are plenty of adults in the world…

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