The brilliant ADHD brain can make writing that essay very difficult. Tip: When your teen has difficulty with writing, ask them questions to give them a structure of what to write about. For example, what are 3 points you want to make about this topic (fill in the blank). You may get a lot of […]
A short video on the connection between creativity and happiness to greater teen productivity. If you are a parent of a middle schooler or high schooler, I invite you to join my private Facebook community of parents at: https://bit.ly/2Rq8LpW
Are you and your teen in a vicious cycle of arguing or bargaining about the rules you have established for your teen? Reclaim your authority and earn more respect. The first step is to re-evaluate your rules and determine what is unacceptable versus what is tolerable.
“In order to have confidence and compassion for ourselves and others, we must develop the resilience and courage to deal effectively with the ordinary difficulties of life.” (Psychology Today, Dr. Polly Young-Eisendrath, September 16, 2011). Confidence is the belief that you are competent in your abilities in a particular situation or a specific task. Confidence […]
Procrastination is a way for you to be unkind to yourself! Procrastination is something we’re all familiar with, whether we admit it or not. Basically, procrastination refers to those times when you do everything and anything you can to avoid doing the work you should be doing. Why do we procrastinate? Procrastination of the […]
Many teens could benefit from a better relationship with money despite earning money to spend what they earn on their desires. It is beneficial to facilitate teens’ love of Having money versus their love of Spending money. Assisting your teen with opening a checking and savings account is a good first step. You may consider […]
Many of the teens with whom I work individually in private practice have a diagnosis, such as Auditory Processing Disorder, ADHD, Asperger’s Syndrome or their grades are slipping due to the trials of adolescence. Most of these teens have a high IQ and many of them walk into my office expressing low self-confidence and the […]
15 Surprising Things Productive People Do Differently Kevin Kruse, Contributor • Growth • Jan 25, 2016 I recently interviewed over 200 ultra-productive people including seven billionaires, 13 Olympians, 20 straight-A students, and over 200 successful entrepreneurs. I asked a simple, open-ended question, “What is your No. 1 secret to productivity?” After analyzing all of their […]