In a recent episode of the ADHD Support Talk Radio Podcast, co-hosts Tara McGillicuddy and Lynne Edris delve into the topic of ADHD and end-of-the-year transitions. With the year coming to a close, they explore how individuals with ADHD can navigate these transitions more effectively and set themselves up for success in the coming year.
Tara and Lynne acknowledge that transitions can be particularly challenging for individuals with ADHD due to difficulties with planning, organization, and time management. They stress the importance of understanding these challenges and developing strategies to overcome them.
One key aspect they discuss is the tendency for individuals with ADHD to become overwhelmed during the end-of-year period. The combination of holiday festivities, family obligations, and the need to wrap up the current year’s tasks can create a sense of stress and anxiety. Tara and Lynne provide valuable insights on how to manage overwhelm by breaking tasks into smaller, more manageable steps and prioritizing self-care.
Additionally, the co-hosts discuss the importance of reflecting on the past year and setting goals for the upcoming year. They emphasize the need to celebrate achievements and successes while also recognizing areas for growth and improvement. By engaging in this process, individuals with ADHD can gain clarity, motivation, and direction for the year ahead.
Tara and Lynne also provide practical strategies to help listeners stay organized and manage their time more effectively during this period. They recommend utilizing calendars, planners, and to-do lists to track commitments and deadlines. By creating a visual representation of tasks and schedules, individuals can better manage their time and reduce the risk of forgetting important obligations.
Furthermore, the co-hosts emphasize the value of seeking support and reaching out to others during these transitions. They discuss the benefits of engaging with ADHD support groups, therapists, coaches, or trusted friends who can provide guidance and understanding. By connecting with others who have similar experiences, individuals can gain perspective, insights, and encouragement to navigate these transitions more smoothly.
Throughout the episode, Tara and Lynne highlight the importance of self-compassion and self-care during this period of change. They remind listeners to prioritize their well-being, set realistic expectations, and avoid comparing themselves to others. By being kind and understanding towards oneself, individuals can reduce stress and create a more positive and supportive environment for personal growth.
In conclusion, the episode featuring Tara McGillicuddy and Lynne Edris on the ADHD Support Talk Radio Podcast provides valuable insights into managing end-of-the-year transitions for individuals with ADHD. By acknowledging the challenges, reflecting on the past year, setting goals, and implementing practical strategies, individuals can navigate these transitions more effectively. With a focus on self-compassion, organization, time management, and seeking support, individuals can enter the new year with a sense of clarity, motivation, and resilience. The episode serves as a resource for individuals with ADHD who seek guidance and strategies to make the most of these transitions and set themselves up for success in the coming year.
Tara McGillicuddy also invites listeners to join her for a FREE Webinar Event on December 19, 2022. Sign up now for “You and 2022: End of the Year ADHD Energy Shift” at www.addclasses.com
Tara McGillicuddy is described by those who know her – clients, fellow leaders, and community – as dedicated to the deep, soulful energetic-level shifts required by life. Whether she’s helping to SEE your life more clearly, identify where you’re stuck, tuning into sacred energies OR she’s helping to build a practical life with tools, structure, physical help and precise action steps, she is committed to giving everything she knows to help you live your best life and to feel fulfilled by it.
Tara has been known and celebrated in the ADHD community for decades of practical and long-lasting shifts in tens of thousands in her communities. The creator of ADDClasses.com, The ADHD Awareness Expo and ADHD Support Talk Radio Tara is one of the longest-standing leaders in the field. Over the years she has also honed her natural skills as an empath. She now also combines the rare gift of sight and energetic knowing and her latest project is Empath Now a resource to help Empower Empaths.
Podcast Co-Host Lynne Edris is a Productivity & ADHD Coach who helps overwhelmed professionals from all over the world learn to accomplish what they intend and take control of their days with ease so that they can perform at the level of their abilities and have more time, more energy and more bandwidth for what matters most to them. Lynne is a woman, wife, and mom with ADHD herself, so she understands the struggles and challenges of living with ADHD. She has gone from living in the constant state of chaos, overwhelm, and under-performance that adults with ADHD know far too well, to living a life of more success and fulfillment than she once dreamed possible. Her passion is to help others fulfill their own potential and start “firing on all cylinders” in all areas of your life. You can learn more about Lynne at www.CoachingADDvantages.com, and text keyword “HACK” to 33777 to get her 7 Fool-Proof Productivity Hacks for overwhelmed professionals!
ADHD Support Talk Radio is an award winning Podcast for Adults with ADD / ADHD. Co-hosts Tara McGillicuddy and Lynne Edris are joined by Adult ADHD experts and they cover important topics related to Adult ADD / ADHD. Podcast guests include Dr. Edward Hallowell, Dr. Stephanie Sarkis, Dr. Ari Tuckman, Laurie Dupar, Terry Matlen and many more.
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