How Can I Improve My Executive Functions?

Executive functions are high-level cognitive processes that take place without us having to think about them. There is a growing amount of research showing that adults with ADHD have a weakness in how the executive functions work. But don’t be alarmed, there is lots you can do to help yours so you can still excel.

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On today’s call, we talked about what exactly executive functions are, and then went into detail on the following four (we will cover the others in our next call):

We gave you tips on:

  • Working memory and recall
  • Keeping facts in mind, manipulating information, and retrieving stored data from long-term memory

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How to Make the Transition Back to Work After Time Off, and Making Transitions Between Work Tasks

Today, Marcia and I talked about making transitions, big and small, as smooth as possible. Transitions are really hard when you have ADHD, and they can cause huge amounts of anxiety, stress, and loss of productivity.

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How to Make the Transition Back to Work After Time Off, and Making Transitions Between Work Tasks

 

 

 

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It takes large amounts of energy to disengage from one activity and start to focus on another when you have ADHD. It is also difficult to shift gears from vacation mode to work mode.

In the call today, I shared my best ADHD coach’s tips to help you cope with transitions, AND Marcia shared her personal top tips on how she manages transitions in her business. [Read more...]

How to Take Control of Your Disorganized Mind: Interview with Nancy Ratey

Remember Marcia and I were excited about Nancy Ratey joining us? Well, she didn’t disappoint us!

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Nancy shared some practical points like:

• why a wall calendar is vital
• how setting an alarm to go off every hour so you get more familiar with the passage of time can help [Read more...]