In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Tracy talks about ADHD and gratitude. A practice of gratitude is important for every one but for those of us with ADHD it’s even more important. Why? Because processing emotions start in the brain itself and emotions motivate action. That means that if your emotions are negative you will be completely unmotivated but if you’re emotions are positive and you’re working in an area of high interest, the sky is the limit.
- Why we can’t get anything done without positive emotion
- How positive emotion is directly related to dopamine, memory, behavior, focus and motivation.
- How gratitude directly influences our emotions
- How a practice of gratitude helps our ADHD symptoms
- How gratitude affects sleep
- How gratitude affects executive function including focus
- How gratitude makes it more likely that we will stick to our goals and start new habits
- How gratitude boosts dopamine and seratonin in our brains
- How gratitude allows us to focus on those things that are going right in our lives rather than focusing on what’s wrong.
- How gratitude will make you more friends and people that want to be around you
- How to start a Gratitude Journal where you start and end every day in positive emotion
- What Tracy’s Positive Emotion Dossier is and how it can help you
- How the idea in the book 29 Gifts helped Tracy increase her gratitude and uplevel her holidays last year.
- How Abraham Hicks can help you to change your negative thoughts to focus more on gratitude and why your thoughts will always determine how happy you are.
ADHD and the Practice of Gratitude by Dr. Kari Miller
The Five Minute Journal
29 Gifts: How a Month of Giving Can Change Your Life
Tracy's Positive Emotion Dossier from Your ADHD Brain Is A-OK!
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.