Beware and Prepare: Choosing the ACT over the New SAT

Beware and Prepare: Choosing the ACT over the New SAT
Geraldine Markel, PhD

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The Power of Attention Aligned with Intention

Rewind to 1984. I was living in Manhattan and working my dream job as an advertising executive for Young & Rubicam, one of the world’s largest ad agencies.

It was an exciting time: I was 28 years old, single, making money and working with nationally recognized clients and their brands.

Things were going well... except for one thing...



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Tools that Make It Easier to Manage ADHD

Navigating the world can be frustrating when you have ADHD.  David Giwerc, founder and president of ADD Coach Academy, and other ADHD experts discuss some of their favorite tools that can help you succeed.



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Surefire Strategies That Don’t Work for ADHD – And Some That Do

By Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S.
Associate Editor
Pysch Central

Knowing what works for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is just as important as knowing what doesn’t. In fact, some of the tactics you’re using might even exacerbate your symptoms.

Whether it’s techniques that you’ve tried yourself or others have employed, below are seven surefire ways to unsuccessfully cope with ADHD. Plus, at the bottom you’ll find techniques that actually do work.



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Positive Thoughts are a Foundation to Flourishing

Research conducted by Professor Barbara Fredrickson at The Positive Emotions and Psychophysiology Laboratory at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has indicated that positive emotions hold clear benefits for supporting the creation of a more flourishing life.One of the foundational pieces for creating a flourishing life is cultivating more positive thoughts and emotions, than negative ones, on daily basis. But how much more?

Professor Frederickson has conducted research focused on ratios of positive to negative thoughts and emotions. In 2005 Fredrickson and Losada published an article in American Psychologist to suggest that positivity ratios above about 3-to-1 and below about 11-to-1 are what humans need to flourish. Basically, it takes allot more work to overcome the negative thoughts which create stress on the health of our bodies and brains. To learn more about the wonderful work Barbara Fredrickson is doing go to: http://www.unc.edu/peplab/home.html

 

 



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The ADHD Entrepreneur

This is the first in a series of articles about entrepreneurs who have ADHD
David Giwerc, MCC


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How ADHD Affects Your Business

This is the second in a series of articles about entrepreneurs who have ADHD.
David Giwerc, MCC


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How is ADHD Coaching Distinct from Regular Coaching?

February 2006
David Giwerc, MCC


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Coaching the Entrepreneur with ADHD

This is the third in a series of articles about entrepreneurs who have ADHD.
David Giwerc, MCC


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Five Tips from an ADHD Entrepreneurial Coach

This is the fourth in a series of articles about entrepreneurs who have ADHD.
David Giwerc, MCC


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