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Where is your push coming from?

I have not put out content in about a month. I have been super busy with lots of good things. I wanted to post something even though time...

Remove the Triggers

Last week, we discussed healthy habits, particularly focusing on cues. Today, I would like to discuss adjusting a trigger. We all have...

Healthy Habits

How do we get our children to develop healthy habits? Healthy habits in kids lead to healthy habits in adults and we want to help them...

Ready, Set, Done!

The last area of executive function according to Dr. Brown is Motivating and Self Regulating Actions. This refers to getting yourself to...

Memory Tools

Last week, we began to discuss working memory. We discussed writing things down and creating checklists. There are many great resources...

Get it onto Paper

The fifth area of executive function according to Dr. Thomas Brown is Memory- utilizing working memory and accessing recall. What that...

Calm Down!

Over the last few weeks, we have begun to explore Dr. Thomas Brown’s model of Executive Function. We spoke about activation, focus, and...

Stay Alert and Get it Done

Now that you have a better understanding of focus, let’s discuss effort. What is effort? I took an informal poll. Some people said...

Just Focus!

"If you would just focus, you would be done already!” How many times have you heard that line before? But what does focus mean? We are...

Let's Get Going

Dr. Thomas Brown, a clinical psychologist who specializes in assessment & treatment of ADHD & related problems, has a different way of...

Let Your Imagination Take You Places

Last week, we spoke about how we feel our emotions. Where in our body we feel emotion and how we react to those feelings and emotions....

How do you react?

As you continue to practice the self-talk that we spoke about last week, you will become an expert at self- directed speech- talking to...

Talk, Talk, Talk

Today, we are going to discuss talking to ourselves! When I think about talking to myself, I imagine the lady walking through the grocery...

Time

Now that you have an image of how you would like things to play out, it is time to discuss time. Time is a huge challenge for many...

Brain Games

At this point, hopefully, you have picked a behavior or two that you plan to stop. Please share with me what you are stopping by...

A Time for Change

You spent a lot of time figuring out what you are doing that is preventing you from reaching your goals. You have a list of roadblocks in...

Self Regulation 101

Did you make your list of goals? If not, stop and come up with at least one goal that you have for yourself. Here are some of Sharon’s...

Executive Function: What is that?

Lucy, a third grader, needs to get to the bus on time to get to school. She is never able to get out the door on time. It doesn’t matter...