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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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Black like Me with ADHD: Voices from the Intersection COVID-19 Red Alert -Toward Cultural Curiosity and Engagement

This essay will be perfectly imperfect as I am a Black woman who is living with and managing the diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.  ADHD is a mental health condition exhibited by difficulty maintaining attention and can severely impact and impair the use of executive functions and hinder task completion. Our executive functions help us…

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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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5 Valuable Tips To Work From Home And Focus

These tips to work from home are things that I have personally tested. In 2017, I started a virtual assistant business and walked away from going into the office forever. Working from home is a whole new world for some of us. A world with our favorite coffee. A world with fewer pants. One where…

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Netflix Party Chrome Extension: The Tool To OBLITERATE Your Boredom

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Netflix Party isn’t something I knew about before today but as soon as I heard about it, I HAD to come to tell you all. And by heard about it, I mean Courtney, my friend who runs World in Four Days , told me about it because she ALWAYS keeps me in the know. You…

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