Five ADHD Hacks That Change How I Work
Tracy OtsukaFebruary 17, 2023
I'm Going To Share Five Hacks With You In The Form Of Resources, That Have Changed My Productivity Professionally And Personally.
Diagnostic Testing for ADHD With Laurie Harwood Peter
Tracy OtsukaFebruary 8, 2023
I Had The Honor Of Speaking To Laurie Harwood Peterson From Diagnostic Learning On Our Podcast About Diagnostic Testing For ADHD
How to Break the Exhausting Habit of Revenge Bedtime Procrastination
Tracy OtsukaJanuary 11, 2022
Revenge bedtime procrastination is an onerous name for a simple (and common) phenomenon: putting off sleep in favor of “me time” activities — often involving Netflix, social media, and next-day exhaustion. Here, learn more about this unhealthy sleep habit, why individuals with ADHD are particularly prone it, and strategies to break the cycle.
Revenge Bedtime Procrastination: How Women with ADHD Can Break the Cycle of Delayed Sleep and Stress
Tracy OtsukaDecember 17, 2021
Access the video replay, listen to the podcast episode (#382), download the slide presentation, and learn how to get a certificate of attendance for this ADHD Experts webinar originally broadcast on December 8, 2021.
29 Gift Challenge
Tracy OtsukaDecember 2, 2021
Are you finding the holiday season a lot more humbug than holly and jolly? Then I invite you to join me in the 29 Gifts Challenge, where we’ll be ratcheting up the joy. How? By giving #29SmartAssGifts over the next 29 days! This challenge was widely popularized by Cami Walker, in her New York Times […]
6 Steps to Dismantling Internalized Shame
Tracy OtsukaOctober 26, 2021
When you believe that you’re broken because of ADHD, you focus on your weaknesses and become blind to your strengths. Here, learn how to feel whole, positive, and confident – and overcome internalized shame.
Entrepreneurship and ADHD: Fast Brain, Fast Company?
Tracy OtsukaOctober 23, 2021
Entrepreneurship and ADHD are connected in research — and the anecdotal success of businesses ranging from JetBlue to Kinko’s and beyond. Here, entrepreneurs with ADHD reflect on the ways tenacity, ingenuity, hyperfocus, and other ADD traits offer a strategic advantage.
If you Give an ADHD Brain a Schedule
Tracy OtsukaMay 22, 2021
When my kids were little, they loved the book, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie. For those of you not familiar with this contemporary classic, it’s a “circular tale,” which means the last scene of the story leads to a repeat of the first scene, creating the potential for indefinite repetition (a.k.a., an exhausted parent’s […]
Spring: The Perennial Happiness Reset
Tracy OtsukaApril 16, 2021
Ahhh, spring, the time of year when mother nature wipes the sleep from her eyes and reminds us that we are surrounded by beauty…and love… and hope… and bellinis…and the promise of warmer days ahead. It's as if everyone is living in the 'after' portion of a commercial for allergy medication. Frankly, it may be […]
How I Beat “Revenge Bedtime Procrastination” and Got My Life Back
Tracy OtsukaMarch 15, 2021
If you find yourself prioritizing leisure over sleep by scrolling through your newsfeed or watching just one more episode during prime sleep hours, then you might be engaging in revenge bedtime procrastination. It tends to happen when our days are filled to the brim with work, taking care of family, and other responsibilities. Here’s how I got sucked into it, and how I took back control.