All posts by Marydee Sklar

Have Hope: Executive Function Support Does Work

At 67, I tell my new Seeing My Time clients that the reason I keep working is that I’m having too much fun teaching the course to stop! It is such a joy to guide people to build their executive functioning

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How Play Can Support Your Executive Functions at Home, Work and in Life

As I look out my window at a gray Portland sky, it seems to mirror how many people are feeling in general these days. After an exhausting 2020, people are still struggling with their executive functions

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Routines Lighten the Load for your Brain’s Executive Functioning

Many of my clients, especially those with ADHD, have such a hard time getting started in the mornings. Their internal voice is giving them a huge list of To-Dos, and whatever comes into sight around them

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6 Categories to Prioritize in 2021 to Support Your Executive Functioning

I have always loved the beginning of a new year. And like many of you, this year I am especially ready to begin afresh! I have my new Seeing My Time planner to support my executive-function-challenged

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Two Keys for Happier Holiday Executive Functioning

The holiday season always challenges our brain’s executive functioning. And the stress and uncertainty that 2020 has brought into our lives has only increased the demands pushing many of us to the edge

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How to Change your Mindset in 3 Steps

The other day, I realized that I’ve been writing about executive functions for over ten years! What amazes me is that I keep coming up with new topics. For inspiration, I look to my clients, challenges

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Four Lessons for Executive Functioning: A “Failed” Vacation Story

The multiple stressors of 2020 have been challenging everyone’s executive functioning. So much negative news coupled with personal challenges have overwhelmed our brains. My poor brain was REALLY looking

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Tips for Creating Smooth Transitions When You Struggle with Executive Functions

Do you feel out of sync returning home after a recent vacation? Or perhaps dreading the end of summer as you face heading back to school and work? Transition times like these are hard on our executive

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Tips for Creating Structure in the Fall

Have you turned off or toned down your executive functioning this summer as you searched for “normal?” After our COVID-19 spring, I certainly have. My brain has needed to chill as much as possible.

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Paper Planners Support our Executive Functions during Hard Times

If there was ever a time to use a paper planner to support executive functioning, this is it. I am specifically referring to the executive functions of planning and prioritization, which I often describe

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