Stressful (yet effective) ADHD coping mechanism If you are a regular reader you know that I am always trying to hack the ADHD brain–aka The Brain. One of the habits that worked during very stressful times was to jump onto social media for 3-5 minutes and read some headlines, share or bookmark something to read […]
The origin of this post goes back to 2011, much has changed since, including my own personal development and career. But let’s get the pens out: I was rather keen on going back to the topic of doodles as I have become more and more interested in Sketchnoting, which you could think about as purposeful […]
From the Archives Why Standard Time Management Strategies don’t work for ADHD. I am working my way through posts that are in draft stage. I believe I had this published and then took it offline again. Because now–almost exactly 10 year later–I have my ADHD diagnosis. And now I know this is an ADHD related […]
So I promised a little contribution for this week’s events. For more about the UofG Neurodiversity Network go here (link opens in new window). Without further ado: My ADHD Superpowers –an attempted poem I design and make clothes, mainly dresses that fitSilversmith, wordsmith and sometimes do knitI draw life with words, images, pens, and brushBut […]
An Introduction of Sorts #ETConf20 reflection part two, which again is one of these posts I began writing weeks … or is this months ago now? In this I am pondering three things, Nordic Walking, walking conferences, and the ADHD side of life. One of the things I am constantly working on is finding ways […]
Two Foot in Front of You This is how far I ought to look according to the SO. He said: ‘It’s like mountain biking. You do not look at the mountain. You do not look up the hill you have to cycle up. You look at the two foot in front of you.’ This was […]
So the quest is to analyse communication with colleagues and identifying where I ought to create that space is on!
ADHD and the issue of context switching These last couple of weeks, a term made the rounds in our department which I had never heard before and which finally gave me a picture to an issue I had for a while. There seems to be some struggle with context switching at the moment. Which made […]
Have you ever heard the expression ‘managing academics is like trying to herd cats’? Now every time I hear this I nod knowingly and laugh. Now actually why is this? I mean it’s not as if I ever spoke to a professional cat herder. Have you?