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How to Transform Your Life with ADHD Using the 4 Stages of Growth

Are you building a new skill? Are you navigating a change or transition in your life? Or are you working toward a challenging goal that has you stepping out of your comfort zone? If so, then I think you might love episode 106 of the I’m Busy Being Awesome podcast. We dive into a powerful four-step framework that accompanies any growth and change in your life. By the end of the episode, you will: Understand the differences between each of the four stages Identify where you’re at in regard to your own goals Know how to best support yourself in

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5 Powerful Steps to Reaching the Goals You Want With ADHD

Let’s talk about creating your results: Reaching that goal on your mind. Maintaining the habits that serve you. Generally living into the vision that you want for your life. Recently, I’ve thought a lot about how to create these results with greater certainty. And during this reflection, I landed on two key obstacles which, because we’re not aware of them, often hold us back. Today I’m excited to share what those two challenges are and a powerful 5-step process to navigate them. So if you’re not seeing the results that you want in your life.  Or if you’re feeling frustrated,

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How to Solve for Procrastination with ADHD & Boost Your Productivity Now

If you’re anything like me, your brain assumes the secret to productivity is in the “how-to” and the tactics. It constantly seeks out the best strategies in hopes of keeping procrastination at bay and getting things done. And while your brain is right on some level – the steps you take are certainly important when it comes to your productivity – they’re not the secret. They’re not the thing that will get you moving forward on your goals. So what is that thing? What is the secret to taking action and checking things off your list? That’s exactly what we’re

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Here’s Why You Don’t Do The Thing: 3 Powerful Misconceptions With ADHD

How often do you think to yourself, “I know what to do, but I’m just not doing it”? If you have ADHD or ADHD tendencies, it’s probably more often than you’d like. You know the steps. You’ve heard the strategies. And you even want to try them! But for one reason or another, you’re not taking action. If this sounds familiar, you definitely want to check out episode 103 of the I’m Busy Being Awesome podcast. In it, we’re talking about that missing piece. We’re digging into the key component that helps us shift from simply knowing what to do

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4 Powerful Ways Momentum Helps You Reach Your Goals

One of the most powerful, yet underestimated steps to making your goals reality is this: building momentum. Here’s the truth. We tend to think about momentum in the abstract.  We talk about projects “gaining momentum” and things “picking up speed.” But when it comes time to digging in and committing to steady progress and growth, our brain starts questioning the process. Shouldn’t this go faster? Why haven’t I reached my goal yet? Surely, I should be “there” by now. (Sound familiar?) If so, then episode 102 of the I’m Busy Being Awesome podcast has your name on it. We talk

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Procrastinating With ADHD? Learn How To Boost Productivity Now

How often do you find yourself stuck before you start?  Maybe you want to launch a YouTube channel, but you’re too anxious to put yourself out there.⁣⁣Or you want to wake up earlier to write your book, but you dread getting out of bed.⁣⁣Or maybe you want to honor the schedule you created, but you feel incredible resistance when it’s time to follow through. ⁣⁣You’ve been there, right? ⁣⁣Your brain thinks something like, “this is way too complicated.” Or “I don’t know where to start.” Or “there is too much to do; I can’t stick to this schedule today.”⁣⁣⁣⁣And since you feel

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3 Powerful Ways to Overcome Perfectionism with ADHD

“I just want to make sure it’s perfect.“ This is such a sneaky thought, isn’t it? On the surface, it sounds lovely. But underneath, the desire for perfection often leaves us feeling anxious and insecure. It leads us to second-guessing our ideas, tweaking minutia, and ultimately holding back from sharing our authentic selves with the world.  And as ADHDers, high achievers, and goal-getters, perfectionism is something we navigate often. I know I certainly do. And this week on episode 100 of the I’m Busy Being Awesome podcast, we’re talking all about it. While I don’t have all the answers on

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ADHD and Habits: Simple Steps To Follow Through With Ease

Let’s be honest… sticking with habits can seem like a challenge at any time. Add summertime to the mix, with its flexible schedules and shifting routines, and so many of us feel tempted to throw in the towel. We tell ourselves it’s probably better to wait until “things go back to normal” in the fall. And we leave ourselves to the whims of whatever comes. Sound familiar? Now don’t get me wrong, flexibility in the summer is awesome! In fact, it’s one of my favorite things about these three months. But as ADHDers, our brains also crave structure and scaffolding.

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3 Simple Summer Strategies To Stick With Your Good Habits

Summer is here, and you’ve got habits on the mind. Maybe you’re wondering how to stick with your current habits within the fluidity of the summer months. Perhaps you’re thinking about new habits you want to adopt and how to fit them within your unpredictable schedule. And maybe you want to break some habits this season, but you’re not quite sure how to make that happen. If any of these scenarios sound familiar, then you’re in luck. I’m addressing all that and more in my 2-part Summer Habit Series, which you’ll find on episodes 98 and 99 of the I’m

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