The joy of the holiday season can be overshadowed by chaotic, frazzled, over-committed holidays. It is tempting to enjoy all the delights of the season. Holidays can be joyful by setting up strategies for organization and time management. Now is the time to set up systems that empower you and your family throughout […]
Ellen Delap is a professional organizer, family manager coach and productivity consultant in the greater Houston area. She is passionate about making a difference for families and being an organizing resource for the community. Her blog notes her remarkable encounters and experiences in organizing.
Entries by Ellen
I am grateful, thankful, and blessed by all our connections this year. Wishing you an abundance of blessings this holiday season and into the new year!
My work with my clients is my priority. And also my professional development, learning, and training. Continuing education and career training allow me to develop new skills, stay up-to-date on current trends, and advance our work together in sessions. It is my commitment to be on the leading edge of training for our work together. […]
The value of connection is priceless for all of us. During the pandemic, relationships are what kept us moving forward. For those with ADHD, connection is the solution for support. That connection includes work with colleagues, daily life with family and friends, and those around us in our environment. There are many ways to […]
Has a space become chaotic and cluttered in your home? Are you keeping a lot of unnecessary items just in case with no place to store these? Has clutter been keeping you in a funk? These are some of the challenges of ADHD and organization. Here are some tips for how to declutter with […]
Family meetings are a part of weekly organizing and productivity. Communicating what is coming up, preparing for activities and academics, and discussing family engagement are key reasons to be sure you host your meeting. At times the meeting gets bogged down or skipped entirely. Here are ideas on how to keep your family […]
Self-care is important for all of us and most especially those with ADHD. Strategies for sleep, exercise, diet, and collaboration support and strengthen successful lifestyles. Even more so, there are other aspects of self-care that empower you. ADHD symptoms and associated stressors can be helped with attention to rejuvenation and Acknowledging the value […]
It is common for people with ADHD can have productivity challenges. It is hard to get started, stay focused, and complete tasks. Depending on the challenge, there is an ADHD Friendly solution to your productivity obstacle. Challenge: Having trouble getting started Executive function challenges can prevent you from starting a task. Initiating […]
Essentialism isn’t about getting more done in less time. It’s about getting only the right things done. Are you looking for a strategy to help you do less and own less but you are not a minimalist? I have found that Essentialism works for me! It gives me the opportunity to do […]
Summer is wrapping up and fall weather is coming soon! While we are all hoping for an early dip in the temperature, we can get started organizing for fall. Here is a short list of 5 spots to tackle for fall organizing. Getting organized now will save you time this fall when you are […]