Taming the grocery list monster

This is no ordinary grocery list. It’s a customized list of the things I use and need to replenish regularly. AND it’s organized by the layout of my favorite grocery store. AND it’s attached to the front of my refrigerator so I can easily check off the items I need, then whisk it off to the store with me.

What you focus on (gasp!) e-x-p-a-n-d-s

Make the impossible possible!

My attention leaves a tell-tale imprint of what I truly think is important. Regardless of the thoughts that stream through my mind or the words I speak out loud, my true focus/priorities are reflected in the action I take. When I pay only lip service to exercise or nutritious eating or stress reduction I am saying that none of them are truly important to me. To change my life, I must first decide to change my focus

Fat cells gum up brain synapses

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 I’ve said before that exercise cures all ills – well, most of them anyway – and now there’s even more proof. A New York Times article (http://well NULL.blogs NULL.nytimes NULL.com/2014/03/05/how-fat-may-harm-the-brain-and-how-exercise-may-help/?module=WelcomeBackModal&contentCollection=U NULL.S NULL.&region=FixedCenter&action=click&pgtype=article) reports on a study that shows obesity can actually cause cognition to flounder and exercise reverses that effect. The study was done on […]

“Tiles” may eliminate ADHD frenzy

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“Tiles” is a soon-to-be-released product with an accompanying app that keeps track of your stuff so you can find it easily and quickly using GPS and bluetooth technology. Yep. You attach a 1″x1″ Tile to your keys, your laptop, your purse, your bike … and if you lose any “tiled” items, you can find it using the Tiles app on your iPhone or iPad (yes it only works with iOS right now).

All I can say is: IT”S ABOUT TIME SOMEONE FIGURED THIS OUT!

ADDiva in the kitchen

Tomato Soup

I’m a good cook. Really, I am. But I don’t cook. Really, I don’t. Unless forced to do so by a hungry mob. Or unexpected company. Or predictable holidays (although my preferred solution to all of these situations is a visit to our local restaurant).
I realize that my culinary techniques (yes, I do have some) are highly influenced by my ADHD…

“Is that normal?”

At the end of a leisurely breakfast this morning, Victor and I were discussing our respective businesses. Almost as an aside, I mentioned women and ADHD. Before I could finish my sentence, a striking woman wearing a black waitstaff uniform screeched to a halt at our table. “I have ADHD,” she said, “and so do […]

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