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Category: Entrepreneurs with ADHD

  • Sleep and ADHD: How to Overcome Exhaustion and Actually Revive Your ADHD Brain

    It’s tough for the ADHD brain to ditch all the fun it’s having and succumb to sleep.  Yet, losing sleep can result in comorbid sleep disorders, mood disorders, dementia, memory and learning problems, heart disease, depression, anxiety, weight gain, injuries, and depressed immune function to name a few.  Here are three strategies to overcome exhaustion so you can awaken refreshed and revived and keep your ADHD brain strong.  

  • Make Confident Decisions: How to be Bold and Really Commit with ADHD

    When living with ADHD there’s a tendency to get caught up in decision-making dilemmas. It’s not uncommon to get overwhelmed by mountains of information and details and get lost in the pros and cons. Here are four strategies for making decisions so you can make confident choices and commit to your decisions.   

  • Strengthen Memory Abilities: Five Proven Ways to Really Boost Your Unique ADHD Brain

    Do you struggle with keeping up with important details in conversations? Does your mind ping with everything you need to do, so you "do it all" right away before you forget? Do you make a mental list for the grocery store, but then forget the list and what you need?  You may be struggling with working memory challenges. When you live with ADHD and other brain-based conditions, working memory can become chaotic and incomplete. Here are five strategies to build your working memory so you can follow through, stay accountable, and remember what’s most important to you.

  • Fear of Failure: Strengthen Confidence in Three Powerful Ways Living with ADHD

    When live you with ADHD, it’s not uncommon to feel as if you can’t do anything right. If you experience Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria (RSD), to give something your best shot and fail is a threat that’s so distressing that it feels unsafe. Here are three ways to confront the fear of failure so you can strengthen your confidence and achieve what’s most important to you.   

  • Eliminate Guesswork with Marketing Schedule by Coschedule for Entrepreneurs with ADHD!
    When you live with ADHD, it can be tough to stay on track of all the moving parts of running a business from triaging endless emails, managing multiple projects, and sharing lots of great content with your customers and clients.
  • Make Your Headlines Pop with CoSchedule's Headline Studio for Entrepreneurs with ADHD

    When you live with ADHD, it can be tough to express yourself in a way that's short and to the point – especially when you’re sharing lots of great content with your customers and clients.  Now there’s a new tool called Headline Studio that can make your headlines go from passable to amazing. Here's how you can zero in on Headline Studio's unique features.   

  • ADHD and Delegating: How to Stop the Panic

    Whether you run your own business, have a crazy-busy home life, or want to involve the kids more, delegating helps you focus your time and energy on the activities that are meaningful. Delegating requires planning and organization that doesn't always come naturally to the ADHD brain, and as a result, can be stressful to take on. Here are three ways to get the ball rolling with delegating when you live with ADHD.  

  • Overcome the Burdens of High Achievement and ADHD

    You’re the accomplished, go-to person whom people count on, and just about everyone does. But the piled-up projects, numerous spinning plates, and mounting stress have gotten to be too much. Here are three strategies to assist you in overcoming the burdens of living with high achievement and ADHD.

  • How to Conquer the Misery of Getting Started with ADHD

    Procrastination isn’t unique to people with ADHD, but it’s experienced more extremely and more consistently. For the ADHD'er, consistent feelings of “I’m not good enough,” “what will people think of me,” “this is hard,” or “what if I do a bad job,” are negative associations with doing certain tasks that tend to worsen putting them off. 

  • How to Prioritize When You Live with ADHD

    Prioritizing is tough for everyone these days. But it can be especially stressful to prioritize for individuals and families living with ADHD, when there’s so much that needs to get done and just about everything wins out as equally important. 

  • ADHD and Vulnerability: How to Reboot Under Stress

    As the world’s shifted over the past month, it’s logical to tell ourselves to crank it up and knock off the projects looming on our to-do list.  But when the ADHD brain senses danger or stress it powers down to survival mode causing less effective problem-solving and vulnerability to perceived failure.

  • How to Transition in These Scary Times with ADHD

    With COVID-19 and shelter-in-place recommendations, the transition to staying at home isn't easy. It's understandable to have challenges balancing your kids' e-learning with working at home, or keeping up with your business while staying motivated. 

  • ADHD and Uncertain Times: How to Get Things Done Now!

    In these uncertain times, it’s tough to manage our work, our families, and ourselves. Add the extra layer of living with ADHD and related challenges, and it can be overwhelming to problem-solve, make decisions, communicate and follow-through. 

  • How to Stop the Tug of War with Routines and ADHD

    When you live with ADHD, you face the ongoing tug-of-war between your need for structure and order and your craving to appeal to the creative, spontaneous side of who you are. 

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