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How to Get Past Your Inner “I Don’t Wanna” Voice

Our clients, who struggle with executive functioning, come in a wide range of ages and stages in life: students, wage-earners and retirees with very diverse cultural and economic backgrounds. And they

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Overcommitting Your Time? Here’s How to Change

Fall is a time of new beginnings. So many opportunities present themselves in this season! This can feel very exciting and stimulating. After a lovely vacation and time off, we’re tempted to load

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Three Activities to Ease into Fall Executive Functioning 

Bringing up the “end of summer” topic can feel pretty unwelcome. Who wants to leave behind days of summer adventures and chilling out? Not me! But we all know that the transition is sneaking

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Time to Give your Executive Functions a Break

Ahh… summer! ‘Tis the season to power down some of that intense executive functioning required for work and school. The other day one of my hardworking, driven professionals, who is taking Private

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How Executive Functioning Changes the Trajectory of Life

When I got into this world of teaching executive functioning skills (way back before the term even existed), I thought I would spend my time helping bright 6th graders who were struggling with the transition

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An Unspoken Source of Executive Dysfunction: Grief and Loss

My personal definition for executive functioning is “purposeful action.” I’ll explain. We need our brain’s executive function skills in order to accomplish anything. As a result, many internal

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Inspiration from a Ninth Grader

During a recent Seeing My Time Family Group Course session, it was pretty cool to hear a ninth grader say that he found it “inspirational” when students and parents shared their personal improvements

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How to Teach Executive Functions: The BCE Method

I recently watched a Learning and the Brain webinar, taught by the team of Jack Naglieri and Kathleen Kryza. The topic was, unsurprisingly, executive functioning. I confess, it took some effort to sign

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Plan A and Plan B for Your Executive Functioning

I have a ritual every year by January 1st. To support the planning and prioritizing aspect of my executive functioning, I sit down with a piece of paper, some colored pencils, and my planner. I dream big,

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My #1 Tip To Support Your Brain During the Holidays

Wow! How is it already December?? The end of the year is time to double down on supporting your brain’s executive functioning skills. The holiday season puts a lot of stress on folks, and it is so easy

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