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So far Nicole Etrheim has created 17 blog entries.

The ADHD Brain, Practical Ways to Manage ADHD, and Why Those with ADHD Are Not Second Class Christians

In today's interview, Tamara discusses the inextricable link between ADHD and addiction, why you must slow down and become emotionally aware before you begin the healing process, and insight into how someone with ADHD experiences Church (absolutely fascinating). She also provides practical steps that you can take if you think you might have ADHD

2022-04-25T21:41:33+00:00April 7th, 2022|

How Emotions Sabotage Motivation

“I am just not motivated. Maybe my meds need to be adjusted.” “I do many things every day but not the ones I know I need to do”. “Why can’t I get going on school work/that big project/my taxes?” Motivation, energy to get started and then actually starting, is a BIG issue in ADHD.

2022-04-25T21:47:20+00:00March 28th, 2022|

Proudly ADHD – Your Brain’s Not Broken

In this episode I speak with Tamara Rosier, Ph.D. about her new book, Your Brain’s Not Broken: Strategies for Navigating Your Emotions and Life with ADHD. In Your Brain’s Not Broken, Tamara Rosier, Ph.D., founder of the ADHD Center in West Michigan, shares how those with ADHD can create new thinking habits, identify unhelpful

2022-02-23T21:06:38+00:00December 21st, 2021|

Strategies for Navigating Your Emotions and ADHD Life

I’ve wanted to talk about navigating ADHD emotions for a while now, but like many other great topics it has sat untouched on my list, waiting for the perfect guest. When I read the incredible book ‘Your Brain is Not Broken: Strategies for Navigating Your Emotions and Life with ADHD’ by Dr. Tamara Rosier,

2022-02-23T21:03:16+00:00December 15th, 2021|

5 Perfectly Awful Ways to Motivate an ADHD Brain

Many adults with ADHD have to hijack the emotional part of the brain to get started, especially on a task they find tedious, uninteresting, or routine. Many of us with attention deficit disorder (ADHD or ADD) have less reliable access to our prefrontal cortex (PFC) than do neurotypical people. Life’s details are managed in the

2021-10-21T14:52:34+00:00October 16th, 2021|

Face It — People with ADHD Are Wired Differently

The more we “see” the ADHD brain with neuroimaging, the more we understand how it works. Read this in-depth breakdown to learn about the latest discoveries and the most current research on the ADHD brain. On a hot summer day in my new office, my client and I were shivering cold. “The air conditioning is

2021-10-21T14:53:13+00:00October 16th, 2021|

32 Ways To Live Your Best Life: ADHD Tips for 2020

Figuring out how to live your best life with ADHD was already complicated before quarantine began. We’ve pulled together our favorite tips from experts and readers to help adults and caregivers meet challenges head-on. Read about how to simplify grocery shopping, cut down family stress, manage relationships, and more advice to help you survive and

2021-10-21T14:53:20+00:00October 16th, 2021|

The Frustration Factor: Tackling To-Do Lists With Tranquility

Q: “I am good at writing a to-do list, but when I make a mistake or get confused about completing an item — hitting traffic when taking clothes to the cleaners or not finding the report I was supposed to finish — I get frustrated. How can I avoid being frustrated so easily?” A: Making

2021-10-21T14:53:25+00:00October 16th, 2021|

ADHD Catastrophizing in Times of Crisis: What To Do When Fear Spirals

In times of crisis, your ADHD brain catastrophizes — jumping to the worst-case scenario, which is paralyzing at best. Here, learn strategies for reorienting and recalibrating your ADHD brain on a daily basis to release the anxiety and move forward with your health intact. Each day you wake up to a different world during this

2021-10-21T14:53:30+00:00October 16th, 2021|

Silence Your Harshest Critic — Yourself

No matter what we accomplish, adults with ADHD are still plagued by self-criticism — which can hold us back and bury us in a mountain of shame. Start being nicer to yourself today, using these strategies from an ADHD coach. Like many high-achieving professionals with ADHD, you are using shame to motivate and manage yourself.

2021-10-21T14:53:34+00:00October 16th, 2021|
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