Category Archives for 15 Executive Functioning Tips

Free Presentation from Marydee Sklar: 50 Tips to Help Your Student Succeed

Learn from Marydee Sklar, the creator of the Seeing My Time program, as she teaches practical tips and strategies for supporting students with their executive functions. In this presentation, you will

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Using Time Management to Strengthen Your Values

I just finished up the summer class for the Teaching the Seeing My Time Program. I love teaching this course and I’m always a little sad when it is over. Such wonderful people gather together to

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Executive Functioning Tip #2: Plan to Carry a Planner; Paper vs. Technology

(Tip #2 of the series 15 Tips to Support Your Brain for Good Time Management) Let’s talk about the executive functioning challenges of using computers and smart phones as effective time management

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Executive Functioning Tip #1: Get a Picture of Your Whole Life for the Whole Week

(Tip #1 of the series 15 Tips to Support Your Brain for Good Time Management) A brain that lacks the executive functioning skills of time management, planning, and prioritizing creates a life full of stress,

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Three Reasons to Use Old Technology for Executive Function Productivity

Today we are all about using the latest and greatest technology. Trust me, I’ve got my fair share of digital devices which I count on to make my life work. And, after fighting it for eons, I now have

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Executive Funtioning Tip #15: Sleep—A Fundamental Key to Executive Functioning Success

Tip #15: Sleep The brain needs sleep. Getting enough sleep is critical for executive functioning. Typical adults need between seven and nine hours of sleep a night. Children and adolescents do best with

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Executive Functioning Tip #14 – Exercise

Tip #14: Exercise To maximize your executive functioning–exercise. Exercise is good for your body and your brain. Setting a goal to exercise more is often on people’s to do lists. However the good

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Executive Funtioning Tip #13 – Eat Well

Time Tip #13: Eat Well—Menu Planning Our brain, the center of our executive functioning, requires fuel. It takes energy to power our brain and that energy originates in food. That’s why I include

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Executive Functioning Tip #12: Restorative Time

I always tell clients that they won’t to use their time-management tools if they aren’t planning the space and time to do things that are fun, that restore your energy, your spirit, and give

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Executive Functioning Tip #11: Create Space

My time management tip for today isn’t exactly about time, it’s about the “stuff” in our lives. I firmly believe that the stuff in our home and work environment takes up space in our brains

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