Taming the Test Anxiety Beast

helping test anxiety

It’s totally normal to feel nervous in a testing situation. In fact, it’s the adrenaline that helps us stay focused, alert, and most productive that can also make us feel a little jittery. However, if you feel more severe symptoms of headache, nausea, excessive sweating, shortness of breath, rapid heartbeat, and lightheadedness you’re experiencing test … Read more

More Procrastination Busting Tips

More Procrastination Busting Tips

Body Double I don’t really like this term because it doesn’t make much sense to me. But, in the ADHD coaching world, it means working alongside someone else. You can be engaged in totally different tasks and/or not even know the person, but you keep each other motivated and accountable by proximity. Think back to … Read more

Tackling Procrastination

Tackling Procrastination-Boulder Therapist

Why do we procrastinate?  It’s human nature to put off tackling hard things for instead doing pleasurable, fun or easier things right now. Procrastination is basically an emotional regulation difficulty. Our prefrontal cortex is not in charge. Particularly if you have ADHD, you have trouble estimating how long things take. A safe bet is that … Read more