Category: ADHD Way of Life

Strategies to work more effectively and be better organised.

Routines Paradox

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Post 17 of 30 An ADHD paradox When thinking about context switching—and today was a Tigger day of bouncing between projects, teaching planning, admin, organising a symposium, meetings, and catching up with marking—routines emerged again as a topic. Or rather as a non-existent entity…

Context Switching

Post 11 of 30 An issue of context switching These last couple of weeks, a term made the rounds in our department which I had never heard before and which finally gave me a picture to an issue I had for a while. There…

Herding Cats

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Have you ever heard the expression ‘managing academics is like trying to herd cats’? Now every time I hear this I nod knowingly and laugh. Now actually why is this? I mean it’s not as if I ever spoke to a professional cat herder. Have you?

Washing Machine Emergency & CPD Sessions

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Washing Machine Emergency & CPD Sessions: when a flooded kitchen throws the spanner into your writing plans.

Hacking my Brain 01

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This post focuses on ADHD strategies for coping with distractions in meetings.

Unpack your ADHD

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So there are a couple of reasons for this post. 1: The first is that our manager found the following definition of an inclusive work-environment in the Microsoft eLesson Unconscious Bias Resource: What does an inclusive culture look like? People are respected, valued, and…

Forgetting to check Outlook Sub-Folders

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How to link outlook sub-folders to your desktop so you do not forget to check them.

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