Tara McGillicuddy and Lynne Edris, Co-hosts of the ADHD Support Talk Radio Podcast, Get Real About ADHD, Calendars and Planners. They go beyond the fluff and get deep about what to really think about when it comes using a planner or calendar when you have Adult ADHD.

In their thought-provoking episode, Tara McGillicuddy and Lynne Edris, co-hosts of the ADHD Support Talk Radio Podcast, dive deep into the topic of using calendars and planners for individuals with Adult ADHD. They cut through the fluff and tackle the essential considerations and strategies to maximize the effectiveness of these organizational tools.

Tara and Lynne emphasize the importance of finding a planner or calendar system that aligns with the unique needs and preferences of individuals with ADHD. They discuss the potential challenges, such as overwhelm and inconsistency, that may arise when using traditional planner methods. Instead, they explore alternative approaches that provide structure while maintaining flexibility.

The co-hosts provide insightful advice on how to choose the right planner or calendar system, including features like simplicity, visual appeal, and adaptability. They emphasize the significance of utilizing color-coding, reminders, and alarms to enhance organization and ensure important tasks are not overlooked.

Furthermore, Tara and Lynne discuss strategies to combat the tendency to abandon or forget about using a planner. They delve into the importance of establishing a routine, dedicating specific time for planning, and incorporating accountability measures. They also explore the benefits of combining digital and paper systems to leverage the strengths of each.

By going beyond the surface-level approach, Tara and Lynne encourage their listeners to think critically about their planner or calendar usage. They provide practical insights and actionable tips to help individuals with ADHD effectively utilize these tools to enhance their productivity, organization, and overall well-being.

This episode serves as a valuable resource for individuals seeking to optimize their organizational systems and harness the power of calendars and planners while navigating the unique challenges of Adult ADHD. Tara and Lynne’s honest and in-depth discussion will empower listeners to approach their planning methods with clarity, purpose, and confidence.


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.

Tara McGillicuddy is the Producer, Owner and Co-host of the ADHD Support Talk Radio Podcast.

Lynne Edris is the Co-host of the ADHD Support Talk Radio Podcast.

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