Episode 14: What's A Body Double And How Can It Help Me Get My Work Done?
Tracy talks about what a body double is and how it can help us get our work done.
We’re taught from childhood that if we need to get serious work done we must lock ourselves in a quiet room. Find out why this is likely not true for those of us with ADHD.
Learn a counter-intuitive and effective method for those of us with ADHD to get our work done.
Tracy shares ADHD coach, Linda Anderson’s, term body double which is a way that her clients successfully complete repetitive, boring tasks.
You’ll learn why those with ADHD may feel more focused by the presence of another person.
You’ll learn about the mirror neuron theory
You’ll learn how balancing positive and negative energy may actually help us get things done.
Learn why adding structure stimulates the brain and brings clarity and focus.
Tracy outlines what a body double should do and not do and who is and isn’t a great candidate for your body double. You’ll also learn when it makes sense to consider a body double and when it doesn’t.
Tracy also shares strategies that work for her teenage son in getting his homework done as well as how she uses the body double concept to complete big, unpleasant projects around the house.
Tracy then shares how members in her Facebook Group use a body double, why it works for them and the various body double options.
Tracy introduces her virtual body double Study Hall that is part of her free Facebook Group.
Learn how a body double can:
Help us activate and start a task
Generate momentum and keep us going
Provide social interaction which can serve to motivate us
Provide a clear intention that helps to focus the ADHD brain
Stop us from wandering off inside of our heads
Finally, Tracy will share a hack for cleaning your house so you don’t feel so alone and bored.
Host Tracy Otsuka is a lawyer, not a doctor, a life-long student, not a coach. She’s also the creator of Coretography a patent pending system that helps smart, driven women understand their own unique ADHD brain and use it to their advantage.
Tracy will be talking about ADHD. Your super powers, your symptoms, your solutions and work-arounds and how you proudly stand out. Tracy credits ADHD for some of her superpowers and much of her success in life.