5 Anxiety Grounding Techniques to Use Anywhere

I personally have lived with anxiety my entire life. Well, as long as I can remember. It isn’t easy and it’s not fun. But as I’ve learned during the past several years is that if you live with anxiety it’s crucial that you also know a good deal of coping skills to combat that anxiety. […]

How To Support A Friend With ADHD

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Tips From Someone Who Has It In 2016 I was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). If you don’t know, ADHD suggests that I experience an inability to focus and will often feel restless. I also get distracted easily and sometimes struggle to finish what I’ve started. ADHD has been a controversial topic in […]

Why I Don’t Compare My Zero Drafts to Other Writers’ Final Drafts

As I was reading articles on Medium this week I came across the quote, “Allow yourself to be a beginner. No one starts at the top.” And it prompted me to think about how I combat the comparison trap as a new novel writer in an established field I think one of the most difficult […]

Why Self-Care is Arguably the Most Important Facet of Your Mental Health

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“Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.” — Oprah Winfrey Lovely happy African American woman daydreams, embraces herself, recalls romantic date, feels comfort, keeps hands across body sensually, has broad smile, wears yellow sweater, poses indoor. Okay, all my mental health warriors, let’s talk […]

How Do I Actually Achieve A Positive Mindset Though?

Most of us go around with negative thoughts cluttering our brains. And that is why some form of practicing positive self-talk is so important. It’s the kryptonite of your self-critic’s comments. What doesn’t make it any better is watching the news and tv, spending hours on social media, or reading diet cultured magazines. This can […]

ADHD and Entrepreneurship: Why You’re Not Actually Selling Anything Even Though You Think You Are

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Hard Truth: You’re not selling well online or on social media, even though you think you are. You probably have known there’s something off with your business, but you don’t know what it is. As an neurodivergent business owner, Do you keep finding yourself comparing your successes to other successful entrepreneurs and feeling like they […]

6 Ways to make Social Media and your ADHD work together, not against each other

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Let’s talk about having ADHD first If you have ADHD, it can be difficult to manage your time and workload. It’s also hard to stay focused on a task when there are so many distractions in the world around you. When it comes to social media, that difficulty can translate into an inability to post […]

How to Improve Your Bad Body Image if Your Mother Hated Herself When You Were a Kid

If you grew up with a parent who struggled with self-esteem and body image issues, it can leave a lasting impact on how you perceive yourself. Here are four steps to help you boost your body image and break free from the shadow of your mother’s self-doubt. 1. Stop Taking Everyone’s Two Cents I know […]

Why Body Image Isn’t Just for Thin, White Girls

Let’s switch up the narrative of body image in eating disorder/diet culture recovery I remember with clarity the first time I heard from a provider that, “Body image is the last thing to get better.” This was in a residential eating disorder treatment center in Westlake Village, California. Those of us in treatment were settled […]

The Next Step of My ClickUp Journey 💻

And How the New ClickUp 3.0 Version Soothes My ADHD Brain Hey friend! It’s Nia here, back again to chat about one of my favorite tools for managing my business and ADHD brain — ClickUp! I know, I know, we’ve been here before and talked about how ClickUp is one of my FAVORITE tools for ADHD entrepreneurs, […]