Articles by month: July 2015

Survival Tips to Enjoy the Holidays

Survival Tips to Enjoy the Holidays
in Time & Life Management

If you are reading this, then you just survived the first of the holidays this season... Thanksgiving! Now that it is over and Chanukah is in full gear, you can get ready for the end of the year.

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The Selling of ADHD

The Selling of ADHD
in ADHD Issues & Info

My commentary to the NY Times Article published Dec. 14th, 2013 online... http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/15/health/the-selling-of-attention-deficit-disorder.html commentsContainer This article brings up so many issues - many of which have been heard before, but this has some very valid and irritating points. I work daily with individuals who struggle with ADHD. I am a

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The Year's Resolutions

The Year's Resolutions
in Organizing

This being my last column of the year 2013, I thought it useful to focus on preparing for the New Year by checking in with intentions made last year. Many of you, probably, had high hopes for maybe a particular change or goal and had set up the steps to

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2014 Alert! Did You Get It Done Yet?

2014 Alert! Did You Get It Done Yet?
in Organizing

I had the opportunity to interview Spencer Shulem, a young man who has developed two very successful productivity apps for Apple and might just be living proof that the fruit doesn't fall far from the tree (he's my son). One is called "Pill Reminder" and was the #1 medical app

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When to Replace It

When to Replace It
in Organizing

I don't know about you, but sometimes my clients (and myself actually) get stuck between keeping something a little longer or knowing that it's past its prime, shall we say. I did a little research and found some cool things that I, for one, was happy to know. Not sure

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Put Those Things Away!

Put Those Things Away!
in Organizing

After my last column on Teaching Our Children, which was based around learning to do laundry, the next logical subject seemed to be organizing skills of a more general nature. With all the toys, clothing, and school items that young ones are surrounded with daily, these young years are a

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Keeping Schoolwork in Order

Keeping Schoolwork in Order
in Organizing

My last column discussed teaching order by having young children learn to organize their toys and rooms. This time we go to the next step of keeping track of schoolwork and the accompanying papers. This can turn into a lifelong concern, as "papers" seem to plague the world and challenge

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The Joys of Cooking

The Joys of Cooking
in Stuff & Clutter

Learning our way around a kitchen is a necessary skill for basic survival, really. While no one needs to become a gourmet cook, learning basic cooking skills and proper nutrition is a valid use of one's time. This can begin at an early age. When my children were about 3

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Jump-Start Spring After a Break

Jump-Start Spring After a Break
in Time & Life Management

When Spring Break arrives, for many, everything else in life comes to a halt. We drop our normal routines. Our schedules become more relaxed, and not much may get done. And that's the way it should be. This goes along with the old saying, "Stop and smell the daisies."

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Dear Colleges: Pay Attention to ADHD Students

Dear Colleges: Pay Attention to ADHD Students
in ADHD Issues & Info

Have you ever felt that you just could not get organized, keep your assignments straight, or turn your homework in on time? If this sounds like you, and you find yourself full of energy, but are unable to focus, you could be displaying several symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

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