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373: Creating Flow with ADHD

Today we’re talking about what goes into hyperfocus with an eye on creating a more productive, targeted experience for ADHD that the experts have dubbed flow. Is it possible to build a model of understanding our hyperfocus states such that we can train our brains to get better at it? Join us and share your experience, too!

183: Lessons Learned from Big Transitions in the Home

This week, we’re talking about transitions. It’s a story about a transition in the family, in fact, and the challenges that come as a result of watching those closest to us struggle in spite of our own experience. Nikki Kinzer shares the story of her son’s transition to middle school, and the work they have done as a family to understand both the social and emotional struggles that come with executive function issues at home and school. 

143: The Three Flavors of Change

Confetti Poppers. Enough said.

Confetti Poppers. Enough said.

It’s resolution season! And whether you jump into the fray and build a plan for your future this time of year or not, we’re going to take the opportunity to talk about what it means to change. This conversation is inspired by an article in Change Leader’s Network by Dean Anderson and Linda Ackerman Anderson, and while the original piece is focused on organizational transformation, the lessons are important for us individually, too. This week on the show, Nikki Kinzer and Pete Wright share their thoughts on change, learning, and transformation as we get ready for a great 2014!

87: Adjusting to change—Habit Building for the ADHD Adult

Building new habits requires diligence and constant focus. How do you set the right triggers to support a new lifestyle? How do you implement the tools and technologies you'll need to support the change you want to see in your life? This week on the show, Nikki Kinzer and Pete Wright talk about the challenge that can come with transformation and how you can make difficult change a little easier.

74: Being Comfortable with Change

Change is a central part of getting organized and living the organized lifestyle. This week, we talk about the discomfort that comes from things going right. Whether you feel like you must be forgetting something, or your home is suddenly functioning too well, the early stages of organization will likely strike you sideways. This week on the show, Nikki Kinzer and Pete Wright talk about the challenges that come from learning to trust your organizing systems and yourself, and shaking anxiety that's in the way of the new you!